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West Virginia whitewater, Greenbrier River

Pocahontas county, Durbin to Hosterman section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     7.7 miles
  If you're coming from Clarksburg it's not a long drive at all to the put-in location, as you can see on the road map further down. The natural beauty of Pocahontas County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. This section is long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, good for a one day paddling trip. This stretch of Greenbrier River in West Virginia is 7.7 miles long and is according
    to American Whitewater a class I-II section of whitewater. The campgrounds here at Greenbrier River are pretty good. A good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors have people coming from far and near. Whether you're
whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. The Durbin to Hosterman stretch is one of many paddling stretches in this river system. 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:
If you like skiing, you're in luck; Snowshoe is near Greenbrier
 
River. When you're here at Greenbrier River it's always fun to visit Cass Railroad State Park; going for a hike on the Span Oak Trail is always a magnificent adventure. The surroundings of this river have so much to offer. Monongahela National Forest is a great location to stretch your legs a bit, and nearby you discover the Little Mountain Trail which is a wonderful hiking trail. Greenbrier River is not far at all from Arbovale. At Greenbrier River throughout the summer months highs are in the 70's; during summer nights temperatures are in the 50's. The cold days of the wintertime come with highs in the 30's with winter lows in the 10's overnight here at Greenbrier River.

Greenbrier River, Durbin to Hosterman 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 Greenbrier River.
 Whitewater Near Greenbrier River:
Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 3 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.7 miles long (Durbin to Hosterman)
Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 3 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.3 miles long (Hosterman to Cass)
Deer Creek, Pocahontas County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.4 miles long (Confluence with North Fork of Deer Creek to confluence with Greenbrier River)
Cheat River - Shavers Fork, Pochantas / Randolph County, 6 miles away
      Class I-III - 11 miles long (US Route 250 to MCamp Groundee Run)
Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Cass to Clover Lick)
Greenbrier River - West Fork, Pocahontas County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.9 miles long (Burner to confluence of East Fork at Durbin)
Cheat River - Shavers Fork, Pocahontas / Randolph County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 17.4 miles long (Spruce to US Route 250)
Little River, Pocahontas County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II - 3 miles long (FS 17 to Burner)
Greenbrier River - East Fork, Pocahontas County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.9 miles long (Island Campground to confluence with West Fork at Durbin)
Cheat River - Shavers Fork, Randolph County, 11 miles away
      Class III-V - 13 miles long (MCamp Groundee Run to Bemis)
 Ski Areas Near Greenbrier River:
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 11 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 30 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 40 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 42 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 66 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Wintergreen, Virginia , 70 miles away, 1003 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 76 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 77 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 90 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 93 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
 Hotels Near Greenbrier River:
Serenity Now, Snowshoe , 10 miles away
Super 8 Elkins, Elkins , 19 miles away
Montvallee Motel, Monterey , 20 miles away
Hampton Inn Elkins, Elkins , 21 miles away
Iron Road Inn, Elkins , 23 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Greenbrier River:
Whittaker Campground, Cass, 8 miles away
Becky Creek Wildlife Management Area, Huttonsville, 9 miles away
Buffalo Lake Dispersed, Bartow, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Greenbrier River:
Little Mountain Trail, Pocahontas , 2 miles away
Span Oak Trail, Pocahontas , 7 miles away
Peters Mountain Trail, Pocahontas , 8 miles away
Stonecoal Hunter Access Trail, Randolph , 8 miles away
Burner Mountain Trail, Pocahontas , 9 miles away
 Public Lands Near Greenbrier River:
Cass Railroad State Park, West Virginia , 6 miles away
Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia , 7 miles away
Seneca State Forest, West Virginia , 8 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Greenbrier River:
Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe, Snowshoe , 14 miles away

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