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West Virginia whitewater, Greenbrier River

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

 

CLASS I-II     8.3 miles
  This stretch of Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County is 8.3 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class I-II section. The starting location is a short drive from Clarksburg, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. The rivers for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so don't forget that a large number of rivers in this state are quite
    easy. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of places for that. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit
to get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. Getting some good exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. There are plenty of other stretches in this river system that can be paddled as well. The beautiful scenery of Pocahontas County and the water flowing gracefully down Greenbrier River beats anything.

Briefly about the general area:
Greenbrier
 
River is a location with many visitors from Dunmore; Snowshoe is a tremendous local ski area. Seneca State Forest is a nice site, and don't leave Greenbrier River without first going for a hike along the Little Mountain Trail. This river is so perfect. Places like Cass Railroad State Park are fine to have a look at, and there are nice places to discover along the Peters Mountain Trail. The beauty of mother nature reveals herself at Trout Run Springs; a nice location is Deer Creek Valley. If you go for the outdoors, you'll love Greenbrier River. Through the warmest time of the year, highs frequently are in the 70's at Greenbrier River.

Greenbrier River, Hosterman to Cass 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:
Deer Creek, Pocahontas County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.4 miles long (Confluence with North Fork of Deer Creek to confluence with Greenbrier River)
Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 3 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.3 miles long (Hosterman to Cass)
Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 3 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Cass to Clover Lick)
Cheat River - Shavers Fork, Pocahontas / Randolph County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II - 17.4 miles long (Spruce to US Route 250)
Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.7 miles long (Durbin to Hosterman)
Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.7 miles long (Clover Lick to Laurel Run)
Cheat River - Shavers Fork, Pochantas / Randolph County, 10 miles away
      Class I-III - 11 miles long (US Route 250 to MCamp Groundee Run)
Tygart Valley River, Randolph County, 12 miles away
      Class II+ - 6 miles long (Valley Head to US 219)
Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.9 miles long (Laurel Run to Marlinton)
Greenbrier River - West Fork, Pocahontas County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 7.9 miles long (Burner to confluence of East Fork at Durbin)
 Ski Areas Near Greenbrier River:
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 7 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 25 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 45 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 47 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 71 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Wintergreen, Virginia , 71 miles away, 1003 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 78 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 80 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 95 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Winterplace, West Virginia , 96 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
 Hotels Near Greenbrier River:
Serenity Now, Snowshoe , 6 miles away
Montvallee Motel, Monterey , 22 miles away
Super 8 Elkins, Elkins , 24 miles away
The Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs , 24 miles away
Hampton Inn Elkins, Elkins , 25 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Greenbrier River:
Whittaker Campground, Cass, 4 miles away
Seven Mile Campground, Pocahontas County, 7 miles away
Bird Run Campground, Pocahontas County, 9 miles away
 Trails Near Greenbrier River:
Peters Mountain Trail, Pocahontas , 3 miles away
Little Mountain Trail, Pocahontas , 4 miles away
Hill Top Trail, Pocahontas , 7 miles away
Scarlet Oak Trail, Pocahontas , 8 miles away
Paddy Knob Trail, Pocahontas , 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Greenbrier River:
Booker T Washington National Monument, Hardy - VA , 69 miles away
Cass Railroad State Park, West Virginia , 3 miles away
Seneca State Forest, West Virginia , 5 miles away
Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia , 12 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Greenbrier River:
Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe, Snowshoe , 10 miles away

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