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Pocket Creek

Stretch: Bridge rd to Bee Branch or Sequatchie Cove Creamery
Difficulty: Class IV+ to V
Distance: 3.6 miles (or 0.5 miles hiking plus another 4.4 miles of paddling)
Flows: 0.5' to 1.5' give or take on the put-in gauge. Look for 2+ inches of rain within previous 12-24 hours.
Gradient: 188 fpm average on Pocket (Bedrock is 277 fpm from 1-1.7 mile, Bedrock is 254 fpm from 2.2-3.6 mile). Paddle out is 55 fpm.
Put-in: Bridge Rd off of Pocket Rd
Take-out: Bee Branch dirt road or downriver on Coppinger Cove Rd near Sequatchie Cove Creamery.
Shuttle: 20.1 miles (30 minutes one way) or 1.9 miles driving plus 1.5 miles of hiking with 700 ft elevation gain
Season: Winter, and Spring from rain
Written: © 2018
Featured in Video A Wet State #147

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