French Broad at Stackhouse Access

Marshall, North Carolina

Access for outfitters running rafting trips, and private boaters. There is dangerous whitewater on both sides of this put-in that should only be attempted by experienced paddlers.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 22nd, 2022. MountainTrue French Broad Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on June 23th, 2022 at 11:11 AM.
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Monitoring Frequency

French Broad at Stackhouse Access is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 1st.

Source Information

The French Broad Riverkeeper is a program of MountainTrue and a member of the Waterkeeper Alliance. Every week from May to September, French Broad Riverkeeper staff, interns, and volunteers monitor water quality at sites across the French Broad River Watershed. Weekly results are posted on Fridays so you know where it's safe to swim, fish, and paddle on your weekend adventures. Results will be communicated through the Swim Guide mobile app and website, as well as the French Broad Riverkeeper Facebook and Instagram pages.

The French Broad Riverkeeper utilizes the EPA-approved IDEXX method for collecting and analyzing water samples and compares the results against the EPA standard for health of 235 E.coli cfu/100 ml. Test results are expressed as Most Probable Number (MPN) of E. coli cfu (colony forming units) per 100 ml.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 235 E.coli / 100 ML water.
A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 235 E.coli / 100 ML water.
A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available
information.

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Water Quality Graph

French Broad at Stackhouse Access

Marshall, North Carolina

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 22nd, 2022. MountainTrue French Broad Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on June 23th, 2022 at 11:11 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

Access for outfitters running rafting trips, and private boaters. There is dangerous whitewater on both sides of this put-in that should only be attempted by experienced paddlers.

Monitoring Frequency

French Broad at Stackhouse Access is sampled weekly from June 1st to September 1st.

Source Information

The French Broad Riverkeeper is a program of MountainTrue and a member of the Waterkeeper Alliance. Every week from May to September, French Broad Riverkeeper staff, interns, and volunteers monitor water quality at sites across the French Broad River Watershed. Weekly results are posted on Fridays so you know where it's safe to swim, fish, and paddle on your weekend adventures. Results will be communicated through the Swim Guide mobile app and website, as well as the French Broad Riverkeeper Facebook and Instagram pages.

The French Broad Riverkeeper utilizes the EPA-approved IDEXX method for collecting and analyzing water samples and compares the results against the EPA standard for health of 235 E.coli cfu/100 ml. Test results are expressed as Most Probable Number (MPN) of E. coli cfu (colony forming units) per 100 ml.

A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 235 E.coli / 100 ML water.
A beach is marked Red when the results are equal to or above 235 E.coli / 100 ML water.
A beach is marked Grey when there are no current results or there is no available
information.

Read more
Water Quality Graph

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