Streamflow

Here are a few stream gages that can be useful in determining water levels in many streams in the area.

Mills River near Mills River, NC

  • Use data from this gage as an indicator of water levels for all streams in the Mills River watershed including N. and S. Fork Mills River, and their tributaries.

USGS Water-data graph for Mills River near Mills River, NC

 

Davidson River near Brevard, NC

  • Use data from this gage as an indicator of water levels for the Davidson River and its tributaries, Looking Glass Creek, and Avery Creek.

USGS Water-data graph for the Davidson River near Brevard, NC

 

West Fork of the Pigeon River above Lake Logan, NC

  • Use data from this gage as an indicator of water levels for all streams in the Middle Prong and Shining Rock Wilderness areas including W. Fork Pigeon River, Middle Prong, East Fork of the Pigeon River and their tributaries.

USGS Water-data graph for West Fork of the Pigeon River above Lake Logan

 

Cataloochee Creek

  • Use data from this gage as an indicator of water levels for all streams in Cataloochee Valley including Big & Little Cataloochee Creek, Caldwell Creek, Palmer Creek, and Rough Creek.
  • Up to 150 cfs is excellent
  • Consider blown out if levels are at 300 cfs or higher

USGS Water-data graph for Cataloochee Creek near Cataloochee, NC

 

South Toe River near Mt Mitchell, NC

  • Use this graph as an indicator of water levels for the South Toe River and its tributaries.

USGS Water-data graph for South Toe River near Mt Mitchell, NC

 

Little River above Townsend, TN

  • Use this graph as an indicator of water levels for all prongs of the Little River as well as Abrams Creek and its tributaries.

USGS Water-data graph for Little River at Townsend, TN