Not to be confused with Cathance Stream in Washington County. Posted by Justin Manter on 4/4/02 This is a gorgeous class III- IV creek run with 2 optional class-V waterfalls for the stout of heart. The river is very wild despite its location and the scenery is excellent.
Ran it at 1.8' at the gauge at the put in on 10/17/11. This is almost as low as you want to run it. Great day on the river for my first tie on it. Parked at the abandoned home, downstream of the bridge on river right, which is OK to do.
ran it at 3.5 on the gauge strainer in the first rapid but clear from there
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