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West Virginia whitewater, Greenbrier River

Pocahontas county, Clover Lick to Laurel Run section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     8.7 miles
  The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master in this state than those in other states, so better not forget that rivers in this state are less demanding. If you're coming from Roanoke it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, as you can see on the road map further down. The Clover Lick to Laurel Run section of Greenbrier River in West Virginia is 8.7 miles long and is a class I-II section
    of whitewater according to American Whitewater. This stretch has has enough mileage, you can easily run it on an afternoon. There are campgrounds quite near the river where you can camp. The wonderful West Virginia scenery
and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water attract people from near and far. There are so many stretches to paddle in this river system, the Clover Lick to Laurel Run stretch is just one of many. Getting a good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors will make you glad you came. There aren’t 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. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling places.

Briefly about the general area:
A spree to Greenbrier River wouldn’t be complete without a trip to nearby Cass Railroad State Park; there are plenty of folks from Cass here at Greenbrier River. A trip to Seneca State Forest when you're here at Greenbrier River is a fine idea; Greenbrier River is right by the Marlin Mountain Trail. This is such a wonderful river. A magnificent place to have a look at close to Greenbrier River is Scale Hollow; do take a hike on the Scarlet Oak Trail.

Greenbrier River, Clover Lick to Laurel Run 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, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.7 miles long (Clover Lick to Laurel Run)
Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 2 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.9 miles long (Laurel Run to Marlinton)
Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Cass to Clover Lick)
Elk River - Old Field Fork, Pocahontas County, 8 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.2 miles long (Confluence of Crooked Fork to Slaty Fork)
Cheat River - Shavers Fork, Pocahontas / Randolph County, 9 miles away
      Class I-II - 17.4 miles long (Spruce to US Route 250)
Deer Creek, Pocahontas County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.4 miles long (Confluence with North Fork of Deer Creek to confluence with Greenbrier River)
Elk River, Pocahontas/Randolph County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III - 10.4 miles long (Slatyfork to Elk Springs)
Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.3 miles long (Hosterman to Cass)
Tygart Valley River, Randolph County, 13 miles away
      Class II+ - 6 miles long (Valley Head to US 219)
Back Creek - Jackson Tributary, Bath County, 14 miles away
      Class I-III - 17.5 miles long (Bath County Pumped Storage Facility to Jackson River)
 Ski Areas Near Greenbrier River:
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 6 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 20 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 54 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 57 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Wintergreen, Virginia , 76 miles away, 1003 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 81 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 86 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
Winterplace, West Virginia , 87 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 89 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
 Hotels Near Greenbrier River:
Serenity Now, Snowshoe , 7 miles away
The Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs , 20 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Covington, Covington , 28 miles away
Holiday Inn Express COVINGTON, Covington , 29 miles away
Magnuson Hotel Covington, Covington , 29 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Greenbrier River:
Seven Mile Campground, Pocahontas County, 5 miles away
Whittaker Campground, Cass, 6 miles away
Watoga State Park, Marlinton, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Greenbrier River:
Marlin Mountain Trail, Pocahontas , 4 miles away
Scarlet Oak Trail, Pocahontas , 4 miles away
Hill Top Trail, Pocahontas , 5 miles away
Peters Mountain Trail, Pocahontas , 8 miles away
Brushy Mountain Trail, Pocahontas , 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Greenbrier River:
Booker T Washington National Monument, Hardy - VA , 64 miles away
Cass Railroad State Park, West Virginia , 9 miles away
Seneca State Forest, West Virginia , 11 miles away
Watoga State Park, West Virginia , 15 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Greenbrier River:
Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe, Snowshoe , 7 miles away
Lower Cascades Golf Club, Hot Springs , 20 miles away
 Lakes Near Greenbrier River
Lake Moomaw, Alleghany , 19 miles away

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