Neuse River - Dam to Capital Blvd.
Put In - Located near the dam. Access road is straight across from Paddle Creek, a kayaking/boating outfitter. The City of Raleigh maintains this access.
Take Out - Located at Capital Blvd. on the left before the bridge. Paddle Creek maintains the rights to this access and it is best to call them at 866-1954, to inform them. The access road is 100 yards north from the bridge on the left side.
Distance/Time - 3 miles/1.5 hours
Difficulty - Average
Trip Directions - From the put in you can go up river a bit and catch some faster moving water. Otherwise, you head down stream.
Scenery - Urban area river scenery. Can get a little bit nasty at times. Water quality varies also.
Hazards - Moving water, downed trees, rocks, etc.