North Carolina whitewater, Lewis Fork - North Prong
Route 1304 Bridge to Route 1307 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.
CLASS II-III 4.2 miles
This stretch of Lewis Fork - North Prong is 4.2 miles long and is a class II-III section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The nature scenery of North Carolina and the cool fresh water will make you feel great. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in North Carolina are easier than the national norm, so if you're not from around here don't forget that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners. This stretch
has has enough mileage, good for a one day paddling trip. The Route 1304 Bridge to Route 1307 stretch is the only paddling stretch along Lewis Fork - North Prong. A good workout and just being out on the river for a while
will make you glad you came. The campgrounds here at Lewis Fork - North Prong are pretty good. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains is a great plus for this river.