Paddler Justin Owens firing up Lamance Falls
Bottom view of Lower Potters, photo furnished by GDI Canoe Club
After Lower Potter's it slows down to Class III, and before long it turns into flatwater. Crooked has
a little more for you, it narrows up and near the end you have a 5 foot drop to deal with. Nothing
over the top. Once you hit the Emory you have 2 miles of paddling/floating to Camp Austin.
Last Ledge on Crooked Fork
Stu Thompson in the Barbie boat" :-)
paddling is VERY Dangerous, and you should get
instruction before ever attempting even to paddle
flatwater. One of contributors to this web site
has personally helped bury 3 kayaking friends, this
isn't a joke. Whitewater paddling can ruin your
life through accidents and can effect your family
and friends throughout a lifetime.
information on this page is incomplete,
inaccurate, and very unreliable. Use
with caution. Whitewater paddling is a
dangerous sport and the information here is not a
substitute for actual knowledge and skill.
The authors are not liable for your actions. Go
ahead and kill yourself if you want to, but don't
blame others for you actions and decisions that you
will make on and off the river.
are dying on the ridge due to the woolly adelgid
infestation. You can find out more at the Save
Our Hemlocks website:
Picture below is depressing to say the least...
Picture courtesy of