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Chattooga River (Section 0)


Stretch: Bull Pen Rd. bridge to Burrell’s Ford bridge
Difficulty: Class III to IV (V)
Distance: 5.4 miles
Flows: 350 cfs to 1,500 cfs (illegal if the flow hasn’t hit 350 cfs that day… some say lower is ok. Personally, we had 400 and 100 cfs more would have been welcome. Check out American Whitewater's current flow gauge
Gradient: 128 fpm average for 1.7 miles and then 40 fpm for the remainder
Put-in: Bridge on Bull Pen Rd.
Take-out: Bridge on Burrell’s Ford Rd.
Shuttle: 14.2 miles. 30 minutes one way. Mostly on good dirt.
Season: Only legal from December 1st to April 30th. After rain... runs a lot thought
Written: © 2018
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