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Twelve Mile River: Lay Bridge Road (Unofficial) to Maw Bridge Road

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Twelve Mile River: Lay Bridge Road (Unofficial) to Maw Bridge Road

Skill Level: Easy
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Rapids: Class I
Length: 2.0 miles
Duration: 1 - 1.6 hours
Portaging: No
What to Expect

Just below the popular whitewater section, the Twelve Mile River widens and slows and it enters Lake Hartwell, creating lake-like paddling conditions. This section is very beginner friendly in terms of difficulty.

Access
Put in:
Lay Bridge Road River Access and Parking Area (Unofficial)
 434 Lay Bridge Road, Central, SC 29630
Access Details

Limited roadside parking is available on the east side of the road, river-left. The river can be accessed downstream of the bridge, river- left.

Take out:
Maw Bridge Road River Access and Roadside Parking
 1002 Maw Bridge Road, Central, SC 29630
Access Details

Limited roadside parking is available downstream river-left. Access the river from the bank, a short walk from the road.

Trip Details

Put in is located downstream of the Lay Bridge Road bridge, river left. Limited roadside parking is available. This access is unofficial; use at your own risk. Once on the river, paddlers will experience very lazy waters and wide, clear channels. The first road crossing you come across will be Maw Bridge Road; take out is located downstream of the bridge, river left. Limited roadside parking is available along Maw Bridge Road.

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