Hemlock Access to Pine Hall Road Bridge Access Information

Put-In Location

This access is located at the end of Power House Rd beside of Hemlock Golf Course.  There is a paved ramp and parking space at the access.

Estimated Miles:  8.80 miles
​Estimated Time to Complete: Around 6 hours (depending on water flow)​

Town Fork Creek dumps (From Walnut Cove) dumps out into the Dan River at a big bend.  The water flow from Town Creek may boost your speed/completion time depending on recent rain fall.

Take Out Location

This access is located under the Pine Hall Road Bridge.  There is a small parking area at the top of the bridge between the railroad tracks and the bridge.  Rocks under bridge are a little steep so be careful when accessing the river.  NC DOT recently replaced this bridge with a new one so area under where old bridge should be easy to get down to the river.

Approximate Address:
(US Post Office)
1716 Pine Hall Rd
Pine Hall, NC 27042

The USGS water gauge for Pine Hall is located under this bridge.


View the different segments of the Dan River so you know how to plot your course for a fun day of kayaking!


View the information listed from the United States Geological Survey regarding water flow and depth for the Dan River


View my blog posts regarding our trips on the Dan River


View the different Outfitters for the Dan River for kayak and canoe rental as well as shuttles