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Virginia whitewater, Marl Creek - South R.Trib

Rockbridge county, Steele's Tavern to Virginia-56 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV+     1 miles
  The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so better not forget that rivers in this state are less demanding. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Staunton-Waynesboro, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling spots. Getting a good workout and just being out on the river for
    a while have a lot of people coming here. The beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains scenery is an added bonus. There are a few other sections in this river system that can be paddled as well. This is a very short stretch so better
bring some good walking shoes. The beautiful scenery of Virginia and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are reasons enough to come here and paddle. There are many good hotels to choose from, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The Steele's Tavern to Virginia-56 section of Marl Creek - South R.Trib in Virginia is 1 miles long and it is classified as a class III-IV+ section by American  
Whitewater. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground.

Briefly about the general area:
The beauty of mother nature reveals herself at Glenn Falls; you can have a splendid hiking adventure along the Stony Run Trail. You just can't picture the amount of outdoors entertaining stuff the Blue Ridge Mountains has to offer. There are plenty of people from Raphine here at Marl Creek - South R.Trib. Hiking along the Cold Spring Bald Mountain Trail is great fun, and Dogwood Hollow is a glorious place to have a look at. An average amount of rainfall falls at Marl Creek - South R.

Marl Creek - South R.Trib, Steele's Tavern to Virginia-56 road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Marl Creek - South R.Trib.
 Whitewater Near Marl Creek - South R.Trib:
Marl Creek - South R.Trib, Rockbridge County, 0 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 1 miles long (Steele's Tavern to Virginia-56)
Tye River - Upper North Fork, Nelson County, 6 miles away
      Class V - 0.5 miles long (Adrenaline Alley)
Irish Creek, Rockbridge County, 6 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7.5 miles long (Irish Creek Mission to South River)
Tye River - South Fork, Nelson County, 6 miles away
      Class V - 3.7 miles long (Route 56 to Nash)
Tye River - Upper South Fork, Nelson County, 6 miles away
      Class V+ - 2 miles long (Montebello to first Route 56 bridge)
Piney River - South Fork, Amherst County, 8 miles away
      Class V - 3.4 miles long (First bridge to National Forest boundary.)
Staton's Creek, Amherst County, 9 miles away
      Class V - 0.6 miles long (Staton's Falls to Pedlar River)
Piney River, Nelson/Amherst County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.5 miles long (Alhambra to Woodson)
Tye River - North Fork, Nelson County, 10 miles away
      Class V - 3 miles long (Above Nash to Confluence with Tye River)
Shoe Creek, Amherst/Nelson County, 10 miles away
      Class III-V - 2 miles long (North Fork to Piney)
 Ski Areas Near Marl Creek - South R.Trib:
Wintergreen, Virginia , 18 miles away, 1003 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 40 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 46 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 57 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 61 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 61 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 63 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 90 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
 Hotels Near Marl Creek - South R.Trib:
Comfort Inn & Suites Raphine, Raphine , 2 miles away
Hometown Inn Staunton, Staunton , 7 miles away
Maple Hall Inn, Lexington , 11 miles away
Days Inn Staunton/ Mint Springs, Staunton , 12 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn, Lexington , 13 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Marl Creek - South R.Trib:
Tye River Gap Campground, Vesuvius, 3 miles away
Montebello Camping Resort, Montebello, 5 miles away
Montebello Camping & Fishing, Montebello, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Marl Creek - South R.Trib:
Cold Spring Bald Mountain Trail, Augusta , 8 miles away
Stony Run Trail, Augusta , 10 miles away
Tolley Gap Trail, Amherst , 11 miles away
Kennedy Ridge Trail, Augusta , 11 miles away
White Rock Gap Trail, Augusta , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Marl Creek - South R.Trib:
Booker T Washington National Monument, Hardy - VA , 55 miles away
Shenandoah National Park, Luray - VA , 66 miles away
Holliday Lake State Park, Virginia , 40 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Marl Creek - South R.Trib:
Poplar Grove Golf Club, Amherst , 13 miles away
Vista Links Golf Course, Buena Vista , 14 miles away
Bunker Valley Golf Range, Waynesboro , 15 miles away

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