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North Carolina whitewater, Pigeon River - Big East Fork

Haywood county, 3800 foot countour line to US Route 276 Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-V     2.7 miles
  The 3800 foot countour line to US Route 276 Bridge section of Pigeon River - Big East Fork is 2.7 miles long and it is classified as a class III-V section by American Whitewater. The put-in location is a short drive from Brevard, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so if you're
    not from around here don't forget that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. The beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains scenery is an added bonus. Getting a good workout and just being out on the river for a while are
great reasons to come. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. This stretch is short so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over. The scenic beauty of Haywood County and the cool fresh water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there are lots of good  
places for that around here. There's camping available near Pigeon River - Big East Fork. The 3800 foot countour line to US Route 276 Bridge section is one of many paddling sections in this river system.

Briefly about the general area:
A great place in the vicinity of Pigeon River - Big East Fork is Bullpen Cove, and why not take a refreshing hike along the Buck Spring Trail. And if that's not enough there's heaps more entertaining things to do in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Pigeon River - Big East Fork is a spot with many visitors from Canton. Pigeon River - Big East Fork is right by the Thompson Ridge Trail.

Pigeon River - Big East Fork, 3800 foot countour line to US Route 276 Bridge road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Pigeon River - Big East Fork.
 Whitewater Near Pigeon River - Big East Fork:
Pigeon River - Big East Fork, Haywood County, 1 miles away
      Class III-V - 2.7 miles long (3800 foot countour line to US Route 276 Bridge)
Pigeon River - East Fork, Haywood County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 8.7 miles long (Route 1887 Bridge to North Carolina Route 110 Bridge)
Looking Glass Creek, Transylvania County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV(V+) - 5 miles long (Along Highway 278)
Pigeon River - Big East Fork, -blank- County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 5 miles long (Blue Ridge Parkway to Highway 276)
Davidson River, Transylvania County, 5 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 3.5 miles long (Forest Service Road 475-A to Looking Glass Creek)
Davidson River, Transylvania County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (FS Road 475 to Sycamore Flats)
Pigeon River - West Fork, Haywood County, 6 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 4 miles long (Along Highway 215)
Pigeon River, Haywood County, 7 miles away
      Class I-III - 26.7 miles long (Confluence of East-West Fork to New Hepco Bidge)
Courthouse Creek, Transylvania County, 8 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 3 miles long (Trailhead to National Forest French Broad)
Pigeon River - West Fork, Haywood County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.3 miles long (Route 215/1129 Junction to confluence with East Fork)
 Ski Areas Near Pigeon River - Big East Fork:
Cataloochee, North Carolina , 22 miles away, 740 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Wolf Ridge, North Carolina , 39 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina , 40 miles away, 225 foot drop, 4 lifts, 10 runs
Sky Valley, Georgia , 44 miles away, 210 foot drop, 2 lifts, 5 runs
Ober Gatlinburg, Tennessee , 54 miles away, 600 foot drop, 3 lifts, 8 runs
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 79 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 80 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 81 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 92 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Hotels Near Pigeon River - Big East Fork:
Mountain Springs Cabins, Candler , 9 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites BREVARD, Brevard , 10 miles away
Hampton Inn Brevard NC, Brevard , 10 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Canton, Canton , 10 miles away
Days Inn Asheville West, Candler , 10 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Pigeon River - Big East Fork:
Blue Ridge Motorcycle Campgrounds, Canton, 2 miles away
Mount Pisgah, Canton, 4 miles away
Earthbound Lodging, Canton, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Pigeon River - Big East Fork:
Buck Spring Trail, Transylvania , 4 miles away
Thompson Ridge Trail, Transylvania , 5 miles away
Pilot Rock Trail, Transylvania , 6 miles away
Black Mountain Trail, Transylvania , 6 miles away
Art Loeb Trail, Transylvania , 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Pigeon River - Big East Fork:
Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville - NC , 22 miles away
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg - TN , 52 miles away
Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina , 16 miles away
Table Rock State Park, South Carolina , 21 miles away
Caesars Head State Park, South Carolina , 21 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Pigeon River - Big East Fork:
Springdale Country Club, Canton , 4 miles away
Connestee Falls Golf Club, Brevard , 9 miles away
Mountain Range Golf Center, Brevard , 10 miles away
 Lakes Near Pigeon River - Big East Fork
Enka Lake, Buncombe , 14 miles away
Lake Powhatan, Buncombe , 15 miles away
Wolf Creek Lake, Jackson , 15 miles away

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