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West Virginia whitewater, Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary

Logan county, Accoville to Man section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     3.2 miles
 
I understand Buffalo Creek is stocked with Trout.† Where along Buffalo Creek is it stocked? Says Giles Bowman

The put-in is not too far from Charleston, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so keep in mind that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. This is a somewhat short section
    so better bring some good walking shoes. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. Getting some good exercise and just hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near. The scenic beauty of Logan County
and the water flowing gracefully down Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary are reasons enough to come here and paddle. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. The river winds through the Cumberland Plateau Mountains and you get great  
scenery. The Accoville to Man stretch of Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary in West Virginia is 3.2 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-II section. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car.

Briefly about the general area:
When you're here at Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary it's always fun to stop by Chief Logan State Park, and Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary is not far at all from Man.

Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary, Accoville to Man 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 Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary.
 Whitewater Near Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary:
Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary, Logan County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 3.2 miles long (Accoville to Man)
Little Huff Creek, Wyoming County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.3 miles long (Confluence with Muzzle Creek to Justice)
Big Sandy River - Tug Fork, Mingo WV/Pike KY County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.8 miles long (Wharncliffe to Devon)
Guyandotte River, Wyoming County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 8 miles long (Simon to R D Bailey Lake backwaters)
Big Sandy River - Tug Fork, McDowell Mingo WV Buchannan VA County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.7 miles long (Panther to Wharncliffe)
Little Coal River. Pond Fork, Boone County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 12.2 miles long (Van to Madison)
Little Coal River - Pond Fork, Boone County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 13.8 miles long (Rocklick to Van)
Big Coal River - Marsh Fork, Raleigh County, 25 miles away
      Class I-II - 9 miles long (Sundial to Whitesville)
Peachtree Creek, Raleigh County, 27 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 1.4 miles long (Pineknob to confluence of Marsh Fork of Big Coal River)
Big Coal River - Marsh Fork, Raleigh County, 28 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.2 miles long (Dry Creek to Sundial)
 Ski Areas Near Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary:
Winterplace, West Virginia , 52 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Ski Beech, North Carolina , 85 miles away, 830 foot drop, 10 lifts, 15 runs
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 87 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Hawksnest, North Carolina , 88 miles away, 619 foot drop, 4 lifts, 12 runs
Sugar Mountain, North Carolina , 89 miles away, 1200 foot drop, 8 lifts, 20 runs
 Hotels Near Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary:
Candlewood Suites LOGAN, Logan , 10 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites LOGAN, Logan , 11 miles away
BEST WESTERN Logan Inn, Chapmanville , 16 miles away
Rodeway Inn Chapmanville, Chapmanville , 16 miles away
Sycamore Inn, Williamson , 29 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary:
God's Wilderness Campground Paradise Island, Verner, 4 miles away
Twin Hollow Campground, Gilbert, 7 miles away
Guyandotte Area 1, Simon, 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 49 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 49 miles away
Chief Logan State Park, West Virginia , 14 miles away
Panther State Forest, West Virginia , 19 miles away
Twin Falls Resort State Park, West Virginia , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary:
Twisted Gun Golf Club, Gilbert , 13 miles away
Riverview Country Club, Madison , 17 miles away
Clearfork Valley Golf Course, Oceana , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Buffalo Creek - Guyandotte Tributary
R. D. Bailey Lake, Wyoming , 9 miles away

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