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Elk River, North Carolina

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QUICK STATS
AW Class: IV-V
Length: 8.4 miles
Average Gradient: 130 fpm
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 36.1711
Longitude: -81.91771

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 36.1683
Longitude: -81.96521


Paddling Rivers Near Elk River, North Carolina:

   Elk River, Avery County, 2 miles away
      Class IV-V - 8.4 miles long (Route 1326 to Route 1305)

   Elk River, Avery (NC)/Carter (TN) County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 4.8 miles long (Route 130 to bridge above Sone Mtn Church Tennessee)

   Elk River, Carter and Avery County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5 miles long (Big Falls to Poga Rd)

   Elk River, Carter County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.3 miles long (Route 2520 to US 321 bridge Close to Elk Mills)

   Watauga, Watauga / Johnson County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4.9 miles long (Guys Ford Bridge to Watauga Lake)

   Watauga River, Watauga County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4.9 miles long (Guys Ford Bridge to Watauga Lake)

   Whitewater Outfitter - High Mountain Expeditions, Avery County, 7 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Watauga River, Watauga County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (US Route 321 Bridge to Route 1200)

   Doe River, Carter County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.6 miles long (Crabtree to Blevins Bridge on Bear Gauge Road)

   North Toe River, Avery County, 10 miles away
      Class II - 10 miles long (Plumtree to Bush Rd/Rt. 19E)

   Lost Cove Creek, Avery County, 10 miles away
      Class -blank- - 8 miles long (Main)

   North Harper Creek, Avery/Caldwell County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 9 miles long (Wilson Creek Tributary)


Hotels near Elk River, North Carolina:

Jackalope's Mountain Lodge, Banner Elk
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4.5 miles away
Banner Haven Bed And Breakfast, Banner Elk
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4.8 miles away
Best Western Mountain Lodge At Banner Elk, Banner Elk
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5.7 miles away
Blue Ridge Village, Banner Elk
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7 miles away
Springmaid Mountain, Spruce Pine
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14.9 miles away
Highland Hills Cabins, Boone
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16.9 miles away
Super 8 Boone NC, Boone
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17.2 miles away
Ridgeway Inn, Blowing Rock
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18.3 miles away
Meadowbrook Inn And Suites, Blowing Rock
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18.5 miles away
Comfort Suites Boone, Boone
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18.6 miles away
Heavenly Mountain Bed And Breakfast And Health Spa, Boone
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18.6 miles away
Hillwinds Inn, Blowing Rock
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18.7 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Elk River, North Carolina:

   Mountaineer Falls Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Elk Park, 4 miles away

   Apple House Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Elk Park, 5 miles away

   Grandfather Campground and Cabins, Banner Elk, 6 miles away

   Down By The River Campground, Newland, 8 miles away

   Overmountain Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Roan Mountain, 8 miles away

   Jim and Jennie's Music Barn and Campground, Crossnore, 8 miles away

   Stan Murray Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Roan Mountain, 9 miles away


Marinas Near Elk River, North Carolina:

   Pioneer Landing Campground, Butler, 8 miles away

   Pappy's Marina and Campground, Butler, 12 miles away

   Lakeshore Marina, Hampton, 14 miles away

   Fish Springs Marina, Hampton, 17 miles away


Trails near Elk River, North Carolina:

   Laurel Fork Trail, Carter , 10 miles away

   Yancey Ridge Trail, Avery , 14 miles away


Public Lands Near Elk River, North Carolina:

   Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC, 53 miles away

   Roan Mountain State Park, Tennessee, 10 miles away

   Sycamore Shoals State Park, Tennessee, 17 miles away

   Cherokee National Forest, Tennessee, 21 miles away

   Lake James State Park, North Carolina, 25 miles away

   Mount Mitchell State Park, North Carolina, 32 miles away


Lakes Near Elk River, North Carolina:

   Wildcat Lake, Avery , 4 miles away

   Watauga Lake, Carter , 15 miles away



Current weather conditions at Elk River, North Carolina
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Local climate location: BRISTOL WSO AP 21 miles away






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