DIRECTIONS: Grays Rd to Coxe Rd Section
FLOW/GAUGE: This section is runnable most any time with a few shallow spots possible during dry times.
PUT-IN: Grays Road River Access (520 Grays Road, Rutherfordton, NC 28139) Rutherford County's first official public access! Gravel parking, concrete steps to the river with rails to ride boat down and an articulating dock. Very nice! Managed by NC Wildlife Resources.
TAKE-OUT: Coxe Road River Access (2254 Coxe Road, Rutherfordton, NC 28139). Underneath US 74 bridge. New access is open! Same design as Grays Rd. with parking, concrete steps, dock.
Keep your maps in a plastic bag to protect them from the rain and know how to use them. GPS units are great, but they are not substitutes for knowing how to use a map and compass.