PAN Access Advisory
Creek, VA, along VA 733
by Bing Garthright,
301-330-1225, August 2004
Route 733, noted as
“close alongside on the left bank for many miles” in Corbett’s Virginia
Whitewater still offers several good access points.
The first of these
points encountered, where the river turns left towards the road and
then bounces right, is so good that it could serve as the end of section
2. The road is only 10
feet above the river, the beach is rock, the bank is graveled, the climb
is easy, and you can park 4 vehicles at or near there. It is 4.5 miles west of Rte US15, and
is 50 yards east of a driveway with the address “38062 Lime Kiln Road”.
Several other spots
along 733/Lime Kiln Rd about 3.3 miles west of 15 would serve also,
but the banks are in deep grasses and the shoulders are soft sand.
What would serve as an excellent access would be 0.9
mi. west of 15, at Crooked Bridge Rd, but access and parking there are
PLEASE NOTE: Most
private owners and organizations never invite paddlers to use their
land. Many are kind enough to tolerate it.
Just as we paddle at our own risk, we use advisories, parking
spaces, and access sites at our own risk.