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West Virginia whitewater, Anglins Creek

Nicholas county, CR 17/2 bridge to confluence of Meadow River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS II-IV     9.5 miles
  The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Oak Hill, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. The natural beauty of West Virginia and the water flowing gracefully down Anglins Creek have people coming here. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling spots. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. The average West Virginia whitewater rafting or kayaking
    river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so if you're not from around here don't forget that lots of rivers in this state are good for beginners. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the
river if you want to stay the night, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. Getting some good exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. This is one of a small number of paddling sections in this river system, there are a few others too. This section is long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, good for a one day paddling trip. The CR 17/2 bridge to confluence of Meadow  
River stretch of Anglins Creek in Nicholas County is 9.5 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II-IV section of whitewater.

Briefly about the general area:
The friendly folks of Mount Nebo like to hang out close by, and Anglins Creek is right by the Carnifex Trail. A journey to Babcock State Park invigorates the spirit. Summertime at Anglins Creek comes with high temperatures in the 80's, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 60's. Throughout the winter highs are in the 40's with winter lows in the 20's overnight here at Anglins Creek. Anglins Creek gets lots of water.

Anglins Creek, CR 17/2 bridge to confluence of Meadow River road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Anglins Creek.
 Whitewater Near Anglins Creek:
Anglins Creek, Nicholas County, 2 miles away
      Class II-IV - 9.5 miles long (CR 17/2 bridge to confluence of Meadow River)
Brushy Meadow Creek, Nicholas County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 1.5 miles long (Falls at Leivasy to confluence with Hominy Creek)
Meadow River, Nicholas/Fayette County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5 miles long (Nallen to Route 19 Bridge)
Hominy Creek, Nicholas County, 6 miles away
      Class II-IV - 12 miles long (Hominy Falls to Mt. Nebo)
Gauley River, Nicholas/ Fayette County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9.8 miles long (Summersville Dam to Mason Branch)
Meadow River, Fayette/ Greenbrier County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV+(V) - 15 miles long (East Rainelle to Russellville)
Glade Creek - Meadow River Tributary, Fayette County, 9 miles away
      Class III-V - 2 miles long (County 60/12 bridge to Meadow River confluence)
Meadow River, Fayette/ Nicholas County, 9 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 5 miles long (Route 19 to confluence with Gauley River)
Muddlety Creek, Nicholas County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.5 miles long (West Virginia 41 to Summersville Lake)
Panther Creek, Nicholas County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.3 miles long (Confluence with Jim's Branch to confluence with Gauley River)
 Ski Areas Near Anglins Creek:
Winterplace, West Virginia , 36 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 59 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 65 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Marinas Near Anglins Creek:
Summersville Lake Marina, Summersville , 9 miles away
 Hotels Near Anglins Creek:
Econo Lodge Summersville, Summersville , 8 miles away
Hampton Inn Summersville, Summersville , 9 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Summersville, Summersville , 10 miles away
Super 8 Summersville, Summersville , 10 miles away
Sleep Inn Summersville, Summersville , 10 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Anglins Creek:
Summersville Lake Retreat, Mt Nebo, 6 miles away
Mountain Lake Campground, Summersville, 7 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area - Gauley Tailwaters, Mount Lookout, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Anglins Creek:
Carnifex Trail, Nicholas , 10 miles away
Way Back Trail, Nicholas , 16 miles away
Perry Ridge Trail, Nicholas , 18 miles away
Harris Siding Trail, Nicholas , 19 miles away
Hinkle Branch Trail, Nicholas , 20 miles away
 Public Lands Near Anglins Creek:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 27 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 27 miles away
Babcock State Park, West Virginia , 14 miles away
Hawks Nest State Park, West Virginia , 22 miles away
Little Beaver State Park, West Virginia , 28 miles away
 Lakes Near Anglins Creek
Summersville Lake, Nicholas , 8 miles away

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