Little Red, South Fork - 2) Brushy Fork to Cottonwood Road (7 miles)


Little Red, South Fork, Arkansas, US

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2) Brushy Fork to Cottonwood Road (7 miles) (Upper)

Usual Difficulty II+ (for normal flows)
Length 7 Miles
Avg. Gradient 22 fpm
Max Gradient 40 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
South Fork of Little Red River at Clinton, AR
usgs-07075300 6.00 - 9.00 ft II+ 00h52m 5.16 ft (too low)


River Description

This section is pool and drop and offer good scenery as is flows through the Gulf Mountain Wildlife Management Area. Around mile 5, as the river turns left, the Root Wad rapid, with it's snag waiting for you at the bottom is located at N35 33.877 W 092 41.390 and can be trouble.

Put-in: National Forest Road 1342 Crossing below Koone Hollow at lower end of Brushy Fork (4wd only) or about a mile downstream on Forest Road 1307 (Slick Rock Road). This road has recently been improved and offers better access for vehicles.

Take-out: Low water bridge on Cottonwood Rd in the Gulf Mountain Wildlife Management Area. Warning, the large culverts can trap you at the higher levels.

For extended trips, you can combine with the top portion of the Middle Section. Please note the access issues with the Low Gap Road bridge.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-01-25 22:31:15

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SFLR Map

Detail Trip Report  SFLR Map  South Fork Little Red, AR(341.86KB .jpeg)

Upper SFLR

Detail Trip Report  Upper SFLR  South Fork Little Red, AR(109.59KB .jpeg)


Gauge Information

We have no additional information about how various flows affect runnability (or playability) of this section of river. If you can provide additional information, please either directly contact the StreamTeam member for this reach, or add a 'comment' or a 'report' with your information to help out your fellow boaters.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
South Fork of Little Red River at Clinton, AR
usgs-07075300 6.00 - 9.00 ft II+ 00h52m 5.16 ft (too low)

RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
6.00 -9.00 ft barely runnable-high runnable II+

Report - Reports of Little Red, South Fork 2) Brushy Fork to Cottonwood Road (7 miles) and related gauges

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

Reports

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
South Fork Little Red [AR] Upper SFLR n/a Lance Jones
South Fork Little Red [AR] SFLR Map n/a Lance Jones

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 2) Brushy Fork to Cottonwood Road (7 miles), Little Red, South Fork Arkansas, US (mobile)