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Bottom Creek

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Bottom Creek is a solid Class V+ steep creek with mandatory portages. It is highly recommended that your first run be with someone who knows the river well.

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Directions
  • Directions: From Roanoke, take Rt. 221 south past Bent Mountain. After passing through Bent Mountain, turn right on Countyline Road/Rt. 664. Continue on Countyline road as it becomes Patterson Drive. You will pass AmRhein's Wine Cellar and eventually see the creek.
Recreation
  • Difficulty Level: Difficult
  • Distance in Miles - Round Trip: 3
  • Friday Hours: Open
  • Monday Hours: Open
  • Saturday Hours: Open
  • Sunday Hours: Open
  • Thursday Hours: Open
  • Tuesday Hours: Open
  • Wednesday Hours: Open