The North Fork of the Flat Fork is a run that is boatable after a substantial amount of rain has fallen over the area. Look for the Emory Gauge to be at 50,000cfs or higher. You'll know at the takeout if it is doable or not.
Permits are not required for this reach.
We have no additional detail on this route.
Use the map below to calculate how
to arrive to the main town from your zipcode.
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