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West Virginia whitewater, Green's Run

Preston county, CR 52 to Cheat River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     2.2 miles
  If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside West Virginia you might find the rivers here a bit more manageable, so if you're not from around here don't forget that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. The CR 52 to Cheat River stretch of Green's Run is 2.2 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class III section. This is a short paddling stretch so no need to bring snacks. There arenít
    any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. The put-in is not too far from Morgantown, if you're not
familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. A bit of exercise and just hanging out with mother nature have a lot of people coming here. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. The wonderful Preston County scenery and the cool fresh water are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. There are a few other sections in this river system that can be paddled as well. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and  
some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling rivers.

Briefly about the general area:
Lots of folks from Albright come to Green's Run. High temperatures at Green's Run through the long summer days are in the 80's; the night is slightly cooler of course, regularly in the 60's. Daytime highs during the wintertime are in the 30's while the cold winter nights at Green's Run are in the 10's. Green's Run gets a typical amount of annual precipitation. Most of the rain falls through July while February is generally the driest month.

Green's Run, CR 52 to Cheat River 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 Green's Run.
 Whitewater Near Green's Run:
Green's Run, Preston County, 1 miles away
      Class III - 2.2 miles long (CR 52 to Cheat River)
Cheat River, Preston County, 1 miles away
      Class III-IV - 10.5 miles long (Albright to Jenkinsburg Bridge)
Muddy Creek, Preston County, 3 miles away
      Class IV - 2.5 miles long (West Virginia 26 to Cheat River)
Morgan Run, Preston County, 3 miles away
      Class III - 1.6 miles long (Rt. 26 to Cheat River)
Lick Run, Preston County, 5 miles away
      Class IV - 2 miles long (CR 59 to Cheat River)
Pringle Run, Preston County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 0.5 miles long (Above Falls to Cheat River)
Elsey Run, Preston County, 6 miles away
      Class V+ - 3.4 miles long (from county road to Cheat River)
Saltlick Creek, Preston County, 6 miles away
      Class III - 4 miles long (Amblersburg to Rowlesburg)
Sovern Run, Preston County, 7 miles away
      Class IV - 0.8 miles long (Co. Road 14-3 to Rockville)
Little Sandy Creek, Preston County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.35 miles long (Rt 26 to Big Sandy Creek)
 Ski Areas Near Green's Run:
Wisp, Maryland , 21 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 30 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 31 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 37 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 41 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 49 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 52 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 62 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 72 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 83 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Marinas Near Green's Run:
Sunset Beach Marina, Morgantown , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Green's Run:
The Preston County Inn, Kingwood , 2 miles away
Homestead Inn, Reedsville , 10 miles away
Hyatt Place Baltimore/Owings Mills, Owings Mills , 11 miles away
Lakeview Golf Resort And Spa, Morgantown , 16 miles away
Holiday Inn Express MORGANTOWN, Morgantown , 18 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Green's Run:
Albright Campground, Albright, 3 miles away
Pine Hill Campground, Bruceton Mills, 7 miles away
Pinhill Campground, Hazelton, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Green's Run:
Mile Trail, Fayette , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Green's Run:
Blackwater Falls State Park, West Virginia , 24 miles away
Tygart Lake State Park, West Virginia , 28 miles away
Valley Falls State Park, West Virginia , 30 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Green's Run:
Paradise Lake Golf Course, Morgantown , 17 miles away
Oakland Golf Club, Oakland , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Green's Run
Town of Masontown Water Supply D Lake, Preston , 11 miles away
Cheat Lake, Monongalia , 18 miles away
Deep Creek Lake, Garrett , 19 miles away

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