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Big Laurel Creek


Stretch: Hurricane Creek to Hot Springs NC
Difficulty: Class III to IV-
Distance: 3.6 miles (+3.35 miles on the French Broad)
Flows: Visual gauge, 0” to ~3’. Runs often off of rain
Gradient: 55 fpm average on Big Laurel, then 39 fpm on French Broad
Put-in: Access off of US-70 near Hurricane Creek
Take-out: NOC Access in Hot Springs, NC
Shuttle: 5.0 miles, less than 10 minutes one way
Season: Fall, Winter, and Spring from rain.
Written: © 2018
Featured in Video A Wet State #145

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