Neuse - Old Milburnie Road to Poole Road

Neuse, North Carolina, US


Old Milburnie Road to Poole Road

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 3.5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 1 fpm

Neuse River Clean-up

Neuse River Clean-up
Photo taken 04/01/06

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-02087183 110 - 5000 cfs I-II 01h28m 64.7 cfs (too low)

River Description


Milburnie Dam Canoe Access off of Old Milburnie Road


Poole Road Canoe Access off of Poole Road

Gentle paddle on the Neuse River east of Raleigh. This section has several small rapids. This section passes by Anderson Point Park at the confluence with Crabtree Creek. Gunnison Rapid (Class II) is midway between the confluence and Poole Road. This section of river is part of the Neuse River Canoe Trail.
StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2006-09-19 07:56:28


Rapid Summary

Mile Rapid Name Class Features (Legend)
0.5Island RapidIPlayspot
1.0US 64 Bridge RapidIPlayspot
2.5Gunnison RapidIIPlayspot

Rapid Descriptions

Island Rapid (Class I, Mile 0.5)
Rapid is near island past put-in. River can be run on either side of the island. River left is the shorter route.

US 64 Bridge Rapid (Class I, Mile 1.0)
Rapid is run through center.

Gunnison Rapid (Class II, Mile 2.5)
The main flow is river left. Rapid consists of small waves. Rapid created by a large rock outcropping. Nice place to get out and explore.

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