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+||00h18m||56.4 cfs (too low)|
|Probably too low|
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.
|9y82d04h49m||@Smith 2. Philpot Dam to North Basset [VA]||Smith River||n/a||Philip Young|
|9y82d04h51m||@Smith 2. Philpot Dam to North Basset [VA]||Smith River||n/a||Philip Young|
|9y82d04h53m||@Smith 2. Philpot Dam to North Basset||Smith River put-in, Philpott Dam||n/a||Philip Young|