This is a board for those wanting a little narrows lovin but don t have a playmate or shuttle. Coordinates the narrows of the green is a 2 9 mile 4 7 km section of the green river in henderson county and polk county between the big hungry creek confluence and the fishtop access area in western north carolina united statesit is roughly 35 miles 56 km south of downtown asheville.
This makes the green river available for whitewater enthusiasts to use even when other popular rivers such as the chattooga river and the nantahala river do not have enough water flow to support whitewater kayaking or canoeing.
Green river narrows. I just recently accomplished a major goal of mine to run the green river narrows. The green river narrows might be the most well known class v river in the united states. Green river narrows is a 3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near flat rock north carolina that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult.
Hikers can enjoy this wild and crazy stretch as well where the whitewater roars and the green river tumbles more than 340 feet in just 1 2 mile. The upper green the narrows section and the lower green. The greatest show in all of sports draws racers and spectators from around the world has humbled olympic medalists and is regularly.
Home of the green river race the green draws in paddlers from all over the world both to hone their skills as extreme racers and to revive the old school playboating phenomenon known as splatting dropping at an average of 178 feet per mile over its 2 88 mile length the green is a nonstop action. This is not a. The three main sections of the green river are.
Between the 180 racers laying it all on the line and 2000 spectators making the arduous journey into the iconic green river narrows there is no other sporting event quite like the green river narrows race. The green narrows is best known for being one of the most extreme kayaking runs. Unfortunately we had no carnage so i decid.
The narrows is wholly located within the green river gamelands a rugged tract of more than 14 000 acres along the green river in henderson and polk counties owned by the people of the state of north carolina and managed by the ncwrc the primary purpose of the gamelands remains wildlife conservation and management. The narrows of the green is a 2 9 mile section of the green river in henderson county and polk county between the big hungry creek confluence and the fishtop access area in western north carolina united states. The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips and is best used from march until november.
Green narrows day has 2 654 members. There is a kayak race held there in november every year. The green river narrows is a haven for extreme kayaking known as one of the best runs in all of the southeast.
The 16 miles of trails best map here are for foot and bicycle traffic only. This hike took place on tuesday. The green narrows is best known for being one of the most extreme kayaking runs in the eastern us.
Dogs are also able to use this trail.