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Nantahala River (Upper)

Stretch: Upper most Rt 1310 Bridge to Hwy 74
Difficulty: Class III+
Distance: 3.4 miles
Flows: >300 cfs. (450 felt low side of OK). Current USGS gauge which you need to subtrack ~600. Endless River Adventures also posts the release schedule here
Gradient: 131 fpm for 1 mile, 100.3 fpm average
Put-in: Upper most Rt 1310 Bridge
Take-out: Wayah Rd just before Highway 74, at River Access parking
Shuttle: 3.5 miles, paved road.
Season: Fall/Winter/Spring (rain) and dam releases during the summer
Written: © 2014

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