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Virginia whitewater, Little Stony Creek

Giles county, Cascades to USFS Parking Area section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV-V(V+)     1.6 miles
  The Cascades to USFS Parking Area stretch of Little Stony Creek in Virginia is 1.6 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class IV-V(V+) section. The wonderful Giles County scenery and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. The put-in location is a short drive from Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, if you're not familiar with the area there's
    a road map further down the page. This is not the only paddling stretch in this river system, there are others too. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. This is a short paddling stretch so you'd
better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. Getting a good workout and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in Virginia are often easier than in other  
states, so you'd better keep in mind that many runs in this state are very easy. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling places.

Briefly about the general area:
You simply ought to take a look at Barneys Wall since you're here at Little Stony Creek, and a short spree to Cascades is always worthwhile. There are pleasant spots to discover along the Conservancy Trail, and Upper Falls is an inspiring site to check out while you're here. This river is a great place to visit. Here at Little Stony Creek you'll possibly meet some people from Pembroke, and don't leave Little Stony Creek without first going for a hike along the Falt Peter Trail.

Little Stony Creek, Cascades to USFS Parking Area road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Little Stony Creek.
 Whitewater Near Little Stony Creek:
Little Stony Creek, Giles County, 1 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 1.6 miles long (Cascades to USFS Parking Area)
Stony Creek - New Tributary, Giles County, 4 miles away
      Class III-V - 7 miles long (Route 635 to Route 684)
Indian Creek, Monroe County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.1 miles long (Raines Corner to Greenville)
Rich Creek, Monroe WV and Giles VA County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 7.9 miles long (US 219 to stateline)
New River, Montgomery/ Giles/ Pulaski County, 15 miles away
      Class I-III - 52.2 miles long (Claytor Lake to State line)
New River, Mercer/ Monroe/ Summers/Giles County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II+(III) - 14.8 miles long (State line to Bull Falls Campground)
Rich Creek, Giles VA and Monroe WV County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 2.1 miles long (Virginia/West Virginia state line to Rich Creek)
Johns Creek, Craig County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 21 miles long (Route 632 bridge to Route 311 bridge)
Second Creek, Monroe County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.2 miles long (Hollywood to US 219 bridge)
Little Walker Creek, Giles County, 19 miles away
      Class I-III - 7.5 miles long (Alum Springs to Big Walker Creek)
 Ski Areas Near Little Stony Creek:
Winterplace, West Virginia , 39 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 60 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 71 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 99 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Marinas Near Little Stony Creek:
Rock House Marina, Pulaski , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Little Stony Creek:
Mountain Lake Lodge, Pembroke , 4 miles away
Inn At Riverbend, Pearisburg , 7 miles away
Holiday Motor Lodge Pearisburg, Pearisburg , 10 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites BLACKSBURG - UNIVERSITY AREA, Blacksburg , 12 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Blacksburg, Blacksburg , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Stony Creek:
Bailey Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Pembroke, 2 miles away
Pine Swamp Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Pembroke, 4 miles away
New River Junction Campground, Blacksburg, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Little Stony Creek:
Conservancy Trail, Giles , 1 miles away
Falt Peter Trail, Giles , 5 miles away
Allegheny Trail, Monroe , 5 miles away
Alleheny Trail, Monroe , 5 miles away
War Spur Trail, Giles , 7 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Stony Creek:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 49 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 49 miles away
Claytor Lake State Park, Virginia , 17 miles away
Moncove Lake State Park, West Virginia , 22 miles away
Greenbrier State Forest, West Virginia , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Stony Creek:
Castle Rock Golf Course, Pembroke , 4 miles away
Loch Lowman Golf Course, Radford , 11 miles away
Fountain Springs Golf Course, Peterstown , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near Little Stony Creek
Hoge Pond, Montgomery , 10 miles away
Claytor Lake, Pulaski , 16 miles away

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