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Jacks River (Lower)


Stretch: Beech Creek to Peavine Sneed Creek Rd
Difficulty: Class II+ to III (IV+)
Distance: 7.5 miles
Flows: No gauge. We had ~800 cfs. And a little less than 2" of rain in the previous 24 hrs.
Gradient: 58 fpm average from 0.3 miles (193 fpm for the first 0.3 mi)
Put-in: "Beech Bottom Trail" / Beech Creek / Jacks Falls
Take-out: Jacks River Trailhead at PEavine Sneed Creek Rd
Shuttle: 5.3 miles, (25 minutes one-way) Dirt Road, but in fairly good shape (my minivan made it). Bring a saw for wood falls! (plus 3-4 miles of hiking)
Season: Fall to Spring, Rain fed… after heavy rain in summer
Written: © 2021

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