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Difficulty V+
Length 0 Miles
Flow Range CFS
Flow Rate as of: 45 minutes ago 45.9 [CFS]
Reach Info Last Updated 08/24/2013 12:07 pm

River Description

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


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Robert Miller
9 years ago

I posted a video on YouTube with footage of Paul's Creek and the forks of the Tye.

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11 years ago

what is the minimum i ran with haynie gordon and mason when it was like 2200+ Travis

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11 years ago

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! Sam Lindblom

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Attention Virginia Boaters!

Jason Robertson

During the high waters of Spring 2003, there has been a noticeable increase in reported confrontations between boaters and property owners in Virginia. Please remember to be respectful and courteous to property owners; do not trespass; and avoid confrontation in order to preserve access in the future.

Robert Miller


Gordon Dalton


Revision #Revision DateAuthorComment
1200051 05/09/11 Robert Miller added hyperlink for video
1194199 05/12/08 Gordon Dalton
1195391 06/08/09 Gordon Dalton
1202608 08/24/13 Gordon Dalton