The river flows back into North Carolina for approximately five miles before re-entering Virginia. Thanks to a reciprocal agreement, anglers can fish in North Carolina and Virginia from the Brantley Steam Plant Dam downstream to and throughout J. H. Kerr Reservoir.
How long does it take to float down the Dan River?
The average float time is 2.5 hours. Generally, as the summer progresses, float times increase. How is this section of the Dan River?
Where does the Roanoke River begin and end?
The Roanoke River basin begins in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and ends in the Albemarle Sound of North Carolina.
What does the Dan River flow into?
Kerr Lake Dan River/Mouths The Dan River originates high along the eastern slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Patrick County and flows easterly until it empties into 50,000-acre John H. Kerr Reservoir (Buggs Island Lake) near Clarksville, Virginia.
What is the smallest river basin in North Carolina?
Savannah basin The North Carolina portion of the Savannah basin, located along the southeastern flank of the Blue Ridge physiographic province, amounts to approximately 171 square miles, making it the smallest river basin in North Carolina.