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New River (Dries)

Stretch: Cotton Hill Bridge to New River Campground
Difficulty: Class III+ to IV
Distance: 4.85 miles
Flows: 1,000 to 1?,000 cfs (subtract 10k from Thurmond or 6' from Fayette Station). Current AW gauge
Gradient: 23 fpm average
Put-in: Access under Cotton Hill Bridge, or upstream at the dam
Take-out: Public river access immediately upstream of New River Campground
Shuttle: 5.7 miles, (10 minutes one-way)
Season: After heavy heavy rain, or during the Spring and Summer AW negotiated releases
Written: © 2020
Featured in Video A Wet State #156

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