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West Virginia whitewater, Fields Creek

Preston county, West of Browns Mill to confluence of Three Fork Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-IV     3.6 miles
  The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Morgantown. The natural beauty of Preston County and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. There's camping available near Fields Creek. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in West Virginia are often easier than in other states, so if you're not from around
    here don't forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just hanging out with mother nature will make you glad you came. The West of Browns Mill to confluence
of Three Fork Creek section of Fields Creek is 3.6 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II-IV section. This section is quite short so you'll have to walk back to the start over and over. This is the only paddling section along Fields Creek. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the night, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
You'll meet a lot of folks from Arthurdale here. Summertime highs at Fields Creek usually tend to be in the 80's; during summer nights temperatures are in the 60's. Throughout the winter highs are in the 30's, and night lows all through the winter for Fields Creek tend to be in the 10's. Fields Creek gets a common amount of precipitation. Of all the months in a year July is the one with the most rain, and February meanwhile is the driest month.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Fields Creek.
 Whitewater Near Fields Creek:
Three Fork Creek, Preston/ Taylor County, 2 miles away
      Class I-IV - 12 miles long (Close to West Virginia 92 to Thornton)
Deckers Creek, Preston County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1 miles long (Masontown to Preston County line)
Deckers Creek, Monongalia County, 4 miles away
      Class I-IV+(V+) - 5.8 miles long (Preston County line to West Virginia 7)
Bull Run, Preston County, 5 miles away
      Class V+ - 2.8 miles long (Bull Run to Cheat River)
Cheat River, Preston/Monongalia County, 7 miles away
      Class III - 10 miles long (Jenkinsburg Bridge to Cheat Lake)
Deckers Creek, Monongalia County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Rt. 7 to Monongahela)
Morgan Run, Preston County, 8 miles away
      Class III - 1.6 miles long (Rt. 26 to Cheat River)
Lick Run, Preston County, 9 miles away
      Class IV - 2 miles long (CR 59 to Cheat River)
Clay Run, Monongalia County, 9 miles away
      Class V+ - 0.5 miles long (Junction with Quarry Run to Cheat Lake)
Pringle Run, Preston County, 9 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 0.5 miles long (Above Falls to Cheat River)
 Ski Areas Near Fields Creek:
Wisp, Maryland , 31 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 37 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 38 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 45 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 49 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 52 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 57 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 59 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 81 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 82 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Marinas Near Fields Creek:
Sunset Beach Marina, Morgantown , 10 miles away
Two Rivers Marina & Campground, Dilliner , 16 miles away
Tygart Lake Marina, Grafton , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Fields Creek:
Homestead Inn, Reedsville , 1 miles away
Hyatt Place Baltimore/Owings Mills, Owings Mills , 6 miles away
The Preston County Inn, Kingwood , 9 miles away
Lakeview Golf Resort And Spa, Morgantown , 10 miles away
Super 8 Morgantown, Morgantown , 10 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Fields Creek:
Coopers Rock State Forest, Masontown, 8 miles away
Chestnut Ridge Regional Park, Lake Lynn, 10 miles away
Cannon Hill Campground, Rowlesburg, 13 miles away
 Public Lands Near Fields Creek:
Tygart Lake State Park, West Virginia , 19 miles away
Valley Falls State Park, West Virginia , 19 miles away
Audra State Park, West Virginia , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Fields Creek:
Paradise Lake Golf Course, Morgantown , 7 miles away
Scarlet Oaks Golf Course, Morgantown , 14 miles away
Tygart Lake Public Golf Course, Grafton , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Fields Creek
Town of Masontown Water Supply D Lake, Preston , 3 miles away
Cheat Lake, Monongalia , 12 miles away
Rock Lake, Marion , 18 miles away

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