Yellow - 1. River Drive to US 78


Yellow, Georgia, US

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1. River Drive to US 78

Usual Difficulty I-II (for normal flows)
Length 8.4 Miles

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
YELLOW RIVER AT GA 124, NEAR LITHONIA, GA
usgs-02207120 200 - 4000 cfs I-II 00h35m 965 cfs (running)
Flow range for best boatability uncertain. Please help your fellow boaters with a comment or report. Gauge (Drainage = 162 sq.mi.) is 7.4 miles downstream of the take-out for this reach, thus should fairly accurately show flow in this reach.


River Description

Above River Drive the Yellow is both narrow and crossed by numerous strainers, many which are river wide. Before the bridge at River Drive the Yellow is joined by the flow from Sweetwater Creek. From here the river the river is navigable. This section of the river is narrow and flat, with a few Class I-II ledge drops: highlighted by: Britt Shoals below the Five Forks Trickum Bridge; and, the ledges at McDaniels Bluff, below the McDaniels Bluff (Killian Hill) Bridge.


StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2005-09-16 17:24:15

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