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Virginia whitewater, Stony Creek - New Tributary

Giles county, Route 635 to Route 684 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-V     7 miles
  The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, as you can see on the road map further down. The Route 635 to Route 684 stretch of Stony Creek - New Tributary in Virginia is 7 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class III-V section. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in this state tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that rivers
    in this state are less demanding. A bit of exercise and just hanging out with mother nature will make you glad you came. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large
number of good spots. On this section you do get some distance, it's good length for a morning trip. The natural beauty of Giles County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. The Route 635 to Route 684 stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby.

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general area:
Going for a hike on the Conservancy Trail is always a perfect adventure, and this is a popular location for folks from Ripplemead. Go for a hike on the Allegheny Trail, and a great place is Symms Gap. The surroundings of this river have so much to offer. For the duration of the summer months here at Stony Creek - New Tributary, high temperatures commonly get into the 80's, and all through the night it cools down to the 60's. Throughout the wintertime the highs are generally in the 30's while the cold winter nights at Stony Creek - New Tributary are in the 20's. Stony Creek - New Tributary gets a normal amount of precipitation.

Stony Creek - New Tributary, Route 635 to Route 684 road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Stony Creek - New Tributary.
 Whitewater Near Stony Creek - New Tributary:
Stony Creek - New Tributary, Giles County, 3 miles away
      Class III-V - 7 miles long (Route 635 to Route 684)
Little Stony Creek, Giles County, 6 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 1.6 miles long (Cascades to USFS Parking Area)
Indian Creek, Monroe County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.1 miles long (Raines Corner to Greenville)
Rich Creek, Monroe WV and Giles VA County, 9 miles away
      Class I-III - 7.9 miles long (US 219 to stateline)
New River, Mercer/ Monroe/ Summers/Giles County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II+(III) - 14.8 miles long (State line to Bull Falls Campground)
Rich Creek, Giles VA and Monroe WV County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III - 2.1 miles long (Virginia/West Virginia state line to Rich Creek)
Greenbrier River, Summers County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 11.1 miles long (Talcott to Willowood bridge)
Little Walker Creek, Giles County, 16 miles away
      Class I-III - 7.5 miles long (Alum Springs to Big Walker Creek)
Walker Creek, Giles County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 29.5 miles long (Route 713 to Route 636)
New River, Montgomery/ Giles/ Pulaski County, 18 miles away
      Class I-III - 52.2 miles long (Claytor Lake to State line)
 Ski Areas Near Stony Creek - New Tributary:
Winterplace, West Virginia , 34 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 63 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 74 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 96 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Marinas Near Stony Creek - New Tributary:
Rock House Marina, Pulaski , 19 miles away
Bluestone Marina, Alderson , 19 miles away
 Hotels Near Stony Creek - New Tributary:
Inn At Riverbend, Pearisburg , 4 miles away
Holiday Motor Lodge Pearisburg, Pearisburg , 6 miles away
Mountain Lake Lodge, Pembroke , 9 miles away
MacArthur Inn, Narrows , 11 miles away
Rockwood Manor, Dublin , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Stony Creek - New Tributary:
Pine Swamp Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Pembroke, 4 miles away
Bailey Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Pembroke, 6 miles away
Rice Fields Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Peterstown, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Stony Creek - New Tributary:
Conservancy Trail, Giles , 4 miles away
Allegheny Trail, Monroe , 5 miles away
Alleheny Trail, Monroe , 5 miles away
Falt Peter Trail, Giles , 6 miles away
War Spur Connector, Giles , 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Stony Creek - New Tributary:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 45 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 45 miles away
Claytor Lake State Park, Virginia , 18 miles away
Bluestone State Park, West Virginia , 23 miles away
Moncove Lake State Park, West Virginia , 25 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Stony Creek - New Tributary:
Castle Rock Golf Course, Pembroke , 4 miles away
Fountain Springs Golf Course, Peterstown , 7 miles away
Loch Lowman Golf Course, Radford , 13 miles away
 Lakes Near Stony Creek - New Tributary
Hoge Pond, Montgomery , 15 miles away
Claytor Lake, Pulaski , 18 miles away

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