Illinois Bayou, Middle Fork - Smyrna to Bayou Bluff (12.2 miles)

Illinois Bayou, Middle Fork, Arkansas, US


Smyrna to Bayou Bluff (12.2 miles) (The Nogo Run)

Usual Difficulty II-III (for normal flows)
Length 12.2 Miles
Avg. Gradient 26 fpm
Max Gradient 30 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
Illinois Bayou near Scottsville, AR
usgs-07257500 8.00 - 10.00 ft II-III 06h21m 6.8 ft (too low)

River Description

Put-in elevation is approximately 920'.
Take-out elevation is approximately 600'.
Thus total elevation change is approximately 320'.

The last 2 miles can be run by shuttling up the road on river right from the Hwy 27 bridge to the confluence of Snow Creek.  This section can usually be run down to 7' on the gauge.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2009-02-17 15:55:37

Rapid Descriptions

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