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.
Weather can change quickly in the mountains. Always tuck rain gear into your backpack and bring along layers of clothes.