Coordinates are approximate.
May, 2008 update: Paul's Creek is not recommended right now. There is wood in the two drops above "Chutes & Ladders" and in "Where's Haynie," as well as other drops. Go paddle something else instead.First off: Please understand that this is a very steep creek. I strongly suggest that potential Paul's paddlers successfully paddle the nearbyAdrenaline Alley section of the North Fork Tye before you bother to hike your boat all the way in to Paul's Creek.
It has often been said that, "Many hike-in, but few put-on!"Directions: First of all: Drive only 25 mph or slower in the subdivision. This is private property. Your actions reflect on all boaters.
Do not loiter in the trailhead parking area. This is private property.
For a video of Paul's Creek, go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lxxQ8UWXGbY
I posted a video on YouTube with footage of Paul's Creek and the forks of the Tye.
what is the minimum i ran with haynie gordon and mason when it was like 2200+
The wood in "Where's Haynie" is not a factor any more, but the drop immediately above it, "Chutes and Ladders?", has a tree in the left side that extends all the way into the pool in the landing zone. It's a real problem for that drop, although Haynie ran it on the right and stayed clear....
We established a new low flow minimum on April 20!
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Paul's Creek at good flow
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Christmas low water run
Chutes & Ladders
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