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Elkhorn Creek


Stretch: South Fork / North Fork Confluence to AW Acres Access
Difficulty: Class II (P)
Distance: 4.9-7.55 miles
Flows: 250 to ~6,000 cfs (limitation is the portage around the dam, which becomes impossible above 6k). American Whitewater's gauge.
Gradient: 14.5 fpm average
Put-in: Access on N Scruggs Lane, just off of Goergetown Rd. At the Confluence.
Take-out: Access on Peaks Mill Rd is limited to just a few cars. AW bought land downstream at the bridge over the river on Peaks Mill Rd, downstream river left of the bridge.
Shuttle: 6.6 miles, 10 minutes one way
Season: Year round… though less common in summer
Written: © 2019

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