is a popular kayaking
playspot, located on the Lower Saluda River
in Columbia, South Carolina
The rapids are a result of the Saluda River running over the remains of a twice-dynamited coffer dam.
- Dumbass Hole
- Cookie Monster
- Square Eddy
- Fisherman's Rock
- Pop-up Hole
Events and Competitions
- Millrace Massacre and Iceman Competition
Because the lower Saluda is flow-controlled by a hydroelectric dam (operated by SCANA
), the water level can change rapidly. There is a warning system in place that consists of a series of sirens and strategically placed markers.