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Elk River - Back Fork, West Virginia

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QUICK STATS
AW Class: II-IV
Length: 4.6 miles
Average Gradient: 55 fpm
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 38.5539
Longitude: -80.3247

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 38.51419
Longitude: -80.3594


Paddling Rivers Near Elk River - Back Fork, West Virginia:

   Elk River - Back Fork, Webster County, 2 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.6 miles long (Confluence of Sugar Creek to Big Sycamore)

   Elk River - Back Fork, Webster County, 2 miles away
      Class II+ - 5.8 miles long (Big Sycamore to Webster Springs)

   Sugar Creek, Webster County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 1.8 miles long (Confluence of Little Sugar Creek to confluence of Back Fork of Elk)

   Elk River, Webster County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 11.6 miles long (Bergoo to Webster Springs)

   Elk River, Webster County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 17.3 miles long (Webster Springs to CR7)

   Holly River - Right Fork, Webster/Braxton County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II - 14.8 miles long (Confluence of Grassy Creek to confluence of Left Fork)

   Holly River - Right Fork, Webster County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.5 miles long (Jumbo to confluence of Grassy Creek)

   Gauley River, Webster County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.3 miles long (Confluence with Turkey Fork to Bolair)

   Leatherwood Creek, Webster County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.3 miles long (Forks of creek to Bergoo)

   Holly River - Left Fork, Webster County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 10.3 miles long (Hacker Valley to Mill Dam)

   Grassy Creek, Webster County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.5 miles long (Orndoff Church to confluence with Right Fork of Holly River Close to Diana)

   Gauley River, Webster County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 7 miles long (Bolair to Donaldson)


Hotels near Elk River - Back Fork, West Virginia:

Serenity Now, Snowshoe
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8.5 miles away
Days Inn & Suites Sutton Flatwoods, Sutton
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24 miles away
Hampton Inn Buckhannon, Buckhannon
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24.1 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Buckhannon, Buckhannon
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26.6 miles away
Quality Inn Weston, Weston
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26.7 miles away
Super 8 Weston WV, Weston
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26.7 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites WESTON, Weston
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26.9 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Gassaway/Sutton, Gassaway
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29.4 miles away
Days Inn Jane Lew Weston Area, Jane Lew
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30.7 miles away
Hampton Inn Summersville, Summersville
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35.8 miles away
Sleep Inn Summersville, Summersville
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36 miles away
Quality Inn Summersville, Summersville
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36.1 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Elk River - Back Fork, West Virginia:

   Holly River State Park, Hacker Valley, 8 miles away

   Williams River RUA Site D2, Bergoo, 13 miles away

   Tea Creek Campground, Pocahontas County, 13 miles away

   Cranberry Campground, Webster County, 13 miles away

   Williams River RUA Site D4, Buckeye, 14 miles away

   Bishop Knob, Upperglade, 15 miles away

   Cranberry River Dispersed, Upperglade, 15 miles away


Public Lands Near Elk River - Back Fork, West Virginia:

   Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV, 66 miles away

   Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV, 66 miles away

   New River Gorge National River, Glen Jean - WV, 66 miles away

   Holly River State Park, West Virginia, 8 miles away

   Watoga State Park, West Virginia, 27 miles away

   Cass Railroad State Park, West Virginia, 29 miles away

   Audra State Park, West Virginia, 33 miles away

   Seneca State Forest, West Virginia, 36 miles away



Current weather conditions at Elk River - Back Fork, West Virginia
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Local climate location: GLENVILLE 10 miles away






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