Route 1503 Bridge to North Route 268 Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.
CLASS II-III 6 miles
The Route 1503 Bridge to North Route 268 Bridge stretch of Buffalo Creek in Caldwell County is 6 miles long and it is classified as a class II-III section by American Whitewater. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. There's camping available near Buffalo Creek. Not
too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. This stretch is mid length, it's perfect for a one day trip. A good workout and
a chance to spend some time outdoors are sure to keep you coming back for more. The beautiful scenery of North Carolina and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle.