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Multiple Dates

West Fork Tuck River Releases 2021

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    West Fork Tuck River

Thorpe Dam on the West Fork of the Tuckasegee River


2021 West Fork, Tuckasegee River scheduled releases are brought to you by our friends at American Whitewater. Nantahala Outdoor Center is a proud sponsor of American Whitewater’s work to protect and restore river’s across the country- Learn more about becoming an American Whitewater member here.

The West Fork of the Tuck is 5.5 miles of class III- IV+ whitewater, from Thorpe Dam to Thorpe Powerhouse. From slides to boulder gardens, this section of the Tuckasegee River offers a wide variety of fun challenges for advanced paddlers.


Dates Flow / Time

250 CFS / 10am - 4pm

250 CFS / 10am - 4pm


Dates Flow / Time
6/5 250 CFS / 10am - 4pm


Dates Flow / Time
7/10 250 CFS / 10am - 4pm
7/24 250 CFS / 10am - 4pm


Dates Flow / Time
8/7 250 CFS / 10am - 4pm
8/21 250 CFS / 10am - 4pm

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