Look for the dam releases. Any release is good to go. River will be too low for reasonable paddling if they are not releasing. Most releases are M-F in the afternoon during peak power generation.
|SMITH RIVER NEAR PHILPOTT, VA|
|usgs-02072000||200 - 800 cfs||II+||01h21m||354 cfs (running)|
|Probably good to go.|
Good correlation as put in is just below the dam.
Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.
|9y346d13h52m||@Smith 2. Philpot Dam to North Basset [VA]||Smith River||n/a||Philip Young|
|9y346d13h54m||@Smith 2. Philpot Dam to North Basset [VA]||Smith River||n/a||Philip Young|
|9y346d13h56m||@Smith 2. Philpot Dam to North Basset||Smith River put-in, Philpott Dam||n/a||Philip Young|