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North Fork of the French Broad (Lower)


Stretch: Macedonia Church Rd to Alligator Rock
Difficulty: Class IV to IV+
Distance: 5.1 miles
Flows: 0.75’ to ? on the bridge at the turn off. Look for 500 to 1,500 cfs on American Whitewater's gauge.
Gradient: 71 fpm average (187 fpm from mile 2.35 to 3.05)
Put-in: Macedonia Church Rd
Take-out: Parking and beach near the Alligator Rock formation
Shuttle: 4.4 miles (5 min one way)
Season: Winter and Spring, rain (and occasionally off of thunderstorms)
Written: © 2016
Featured in A Wet State #110 and in A Wet State's contribution to World Kayak's Video Guide

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