At normal levels, the rivers of the Southern Virginia Wild Blueway offer an enjoyable and family-friendly paddling experience. However, conditions can change quickly, so please use caution and check these links or click on the river gauge icons on the map below for accurate information. If you plan to enjoy the Blueway below the dam on Kerr Lake, you may call for a pre-recorded message regarding scheduled releases.
BANISTER RIVER AT HALIFAX, VA
DAN RIVER AT SOUTH BOSTON, VA
ROANOKE (STAUNTON) RIVER AT RANDOLPH, VA
JOHN H. KERR RESERVOIR LEVEL (standard lake level is ~300ft-msl):
JOHN H. KERR RESERVOIR RELEASE SCHEDULE (recorded message – no website available):