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Smiths Ferry

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Nearby Rapids 10 miles from Cabarton Bridge to Smith's Ferry bridge / Cougar Mountain Lodge. Float time 3-5 hours. Pleasant day trip with Class II and III rapids, long flat sections for swimming and fishing, sandy beaches, and spots for kayak surfing. This is a take-out only.

North Fork, Smiths Ferry to Banks is EXPERT ONLY - continuous Class V.


Current Amenities Great fishing. Cell service. Camping nearby at Wellington Park and along the river and Highway 55. Parking area is on private land and there may be a fee. No restrooms.
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