The ratings of rapids and riffles is a subjective and sometimes touchy subject. Another excellent source of information is Paddling Eastern North Carolina with Paul Ferguson. Settles Bridge to Hamilton Street Landing, Anglin Mill Bridge to South end of Mayo Beach, South end of Mayo Beach to Business 220 Bridge, Bassett Canoe Access to Great Road Access, Great Road Access to Fieldale Trail Access, South Martinsville to Smith River Sports Complex, Smith River Sports Complex to Marrowbone Creek, Mitchell Bridge to Morgan Ford Bridge (No official canoe access at Morgan Ford), Island Ford to the NC Wildlife Access on Dan River, Class I-few riffles, maybe small waves, if any, few obstacles and very little maneuvering, Class II-easy rapids with waves of 2 ft., wide channel with little maneuvering, Class III-waves large enough to overturn canoe, narrow passages with increased maneuvering, Class IV-large difficult waves, precise maneuvering, Class V-very difficult, advanced maneuvering with constricted passageways. Music: Medeski, Martin & Wood. Dan River NC Coiled Cobra 2.13.19 2.4' USGS Dan @ Franciso. Turn off your ad blocker to see a map of this trail, Upper Cascades Falls and Rock Garden Trail, Hidden and Window Falls via Indian Creek Trail, Dan River to Hanging Rock via Indian Creek Trail, Moores Knob, Balanced Rock, Magnolia Springs, Cooks Wall Mountain, Cole Gap and Hanging Rock Trail, Moores Knob via Hanging Rock to Moores Wall, Hanging Rock, Wolf Rock, Cook’s Wall Loop, Dan River to Moore's Knob via Indian Creek Trail, Moores Wall, Magnolia Springs, and Cooks Wall Trail Loop. 58. Times listed below will vary from trip to trip and should be used only as a suggested time of travel. Check flight prices and hotel availability for your visit. Dan River is a 29.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Walnut Cove, North Carolina that features a river and is rated as moderate. Times listed below will vary from trip to trip and should be used only as a suggested time This expanded 2nd edition of the guide has added over 600 miles of an already extensive list for rivers, creeks, swamps, white water and flat water and includes trip descriptions and maps. I've down the dan from up above danbury down to pinehall which isn't the whole thing but it is really nice. Map Below is a general rating system. This VDGIF landing is easily accessible from Rt. You can fish Hyco River for bass, crappie, white bass and sunfish. For "all things Dan River", download the free Adventures in the Dan River Basin by Forrest Altman (58-page pdf file.) The best way to understand a rapid and learn about a river is to learn how to read the water, and then scout rapids on your own. past danbury it is pretty smooth except for one or two spots.