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Obed River (Gould’s Bend)


Stretch: Route 27 to TN-298
Difficulty: Class II to IV
Distance: 9.6 miles
Flows: 350 cfs to ?,000 cfs (1,200 would start to feel high, but I think the upper end for class V boaters is high). Check out American Whitewater's current flow gauge
Gradient: 31 fpm average (85 fpm from mile 3-4.5)
Put-in: Bridge on Route-27
Take-out: Bridge on TN-298
Shuttle: 9.4 miles, less than 15 minutes each way.
Season: Winter and Spring from rain. Occasionally Fall from rain.
Written: © 2018

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