Fall foliage with a blue overlay
Multiple Dates

Upper Cascades Release 2021

  • Location

    Nantahala River Cascades

kayak going down river cascade

Description

Several times a year, Duke Energy creates more forceful water releases in this section of the Nantahala River where kayakers like to paddle and bringing onlookers to watch. NOC will provide shuttle to paddlers parking at the Cascades put-in.

June

Dates Flow / Time
6/11 250 CFS / 4pm - 7pm

July

Dates Flow / Time
7/9 250 CFS / 4pm - 7pm
7/16 250 CFS / 4pm - 7pm

August

Dates Flow / Time
8/6 250 CFS / 4pm - 7pm

September

Dates Flow / Time
9/25 300 CFS / 10am - 5pm
9/26 425 CFS / 10am - 5pm

Location

Address

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

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