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Multiple Dates

2022 Upper Cascades Releases

  • Location

    Nantahala River Cascades

kayak going down river cascade

Description

2022 Upper Cascades scheduled releases are brought to you by American Whitewater. Nantahala Outdoor Center is a proud sponsor of American Whitewater’s work to protect and restore rivers across the country, especially in the Southeast. Nantahala Outdoor Center is a proud sponsor of American Whitewater’s work to protect and restore rivers across the country. Learn more about becoming an American Whitewater member here.

Several times a year, Duke Energy creates more forceful water releases in our section of the Nantahala River where kayakers like to paddle and bring onlookers to watch.

April

Dates Flow / Time
4/23 250 CFS / 10am - 4pm
4/24 350 CFS / 10am - 4pm

June

Dates Flow / Time
6/10 250 CFS / 4pm - 7pm

July

Dates Flow / Time
7/1 250 CFS / 4pm - 7pm
7/2 250 CFS / 4pm - 7pm

August

Dates Flow / Time
8/5 250 CFS / 4pm - 7pm

September

Dates Flow / Time
9/24 300 CFS / 10am - 5pm
9/25 425 CFS / 10am - 3pm & 250 3pm - 5pm

Location

Address

Nantahala Outdoor Center
13077 US-19
Bryson City, NC 28713

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