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West Virginia whitewater, Greenbrier River

Summers county, Willowood bridge to Bellepoint section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II(III)     5.5 miles
  If you're coming from Oak Hill it's not a long drive at all to the starting location, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. The beautiful scenery of Summers County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream will make you feel great. The Willowood bridge to Bellepoint stretch is one of many paddling stretches in this river system. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a
    bit to get to one, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just hanging out with mother nature will make you glad you came. This stretch has
has enough mileage, you can easily run it on an afternoon. The Willowood bridge to Bellepoint stretch of Greenbrier River in Summers County is 5.5 miles long and is a class I-II(III) section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling rivers. Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in West Virginia tend to be more forgiving than the national average,  
so if you're not from around here don't forget that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners.

Briefly about the general area:
Here at Greenbrier River you'll in all probability meet some people from Talcott, and Sawyer Hollow is another magnificent site to visit close by. Bluestone State Park is a nice site to stretch your legs a bit. Greenbrier River ordinarily gets lots of precipitation. Most of the rain falls through July, and February on the other hand is the driest. High temperatures at Greenbrier River through the summertime months are in the 80's.

Greenbrier River, Willowood bridge to Bellepoint 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:
Big Creek, Summers County, 2 miles away
      Class II-IV - 2.5 miles long (CR 10 bridge to Greenbrier River)
Little Wolf Creek, Summers County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 2.5 miles long (CR 14 Bridge to Greenbrier River)
Greenbrier River, Summers County, 5 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 11.1 miles long (Talcott to Willowood bridge)
New River, Summers/ Fayette/ Raleigh County, 5 miles away
      Class I-III(IV) - 11 miles long (Bluestone Dam to Sandstone)
Laurel Creek - New River Tributary, Summers County, 6 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5 miles long (Route 41 bridge at Kathryn to New River/Sandstone)
Madams Creek, Summers County, 8 miles away
      Class III+(IV) - 2 miles long (Madams Creek Road to New River)
New River, Summers/ Fayette County, 9 miles away
      Class I-III - 15 miles long (Sandstone to McCreery)
Lick Creek, Summers County, 9 miles away
      Class II-V - 5.8 miles long (Green Sulphur Springs to confluence of New River)
Pipestem Creek, Summers County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 3 miles long (Tom Honaker Road to Bluestone Lake)
Fall Branch, Raleigh County, 11 miles away
      Class II-IV - 1.5 miles long (ATV trail to River Road on New River above Sandstone falls)
 Ski Areas Near Greenbrier River:
Winterplace, West Virginia , 22 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 67 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 71 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
Appalachian Mountain, North Carolina , 100 miles away, 365 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Marinas Near Greenbrier River:
Bluestone Marina, Alderson , 13 miles away
 Hotels Near Greenbrier River:
MacArthur Inn, Narrows , 17 miles away
Holiday Motor Lodge Pearisburg, Pearisburg , 18 miles away
Resort At Glade Springs, Daniels , 18 miles away
Inn At Riverbend, Pearisburg , 20 miles away
Knights Inn Ghent, Ghent , 21 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Greenbrier River:
Bluestone Country Store and Camp, Hinton, 4 miles away
Bass Lake Park, Hinton, 4 miles away
Bluestone Wildlife Management Area - Bertha, Forest Hill, 6 miles away
 Trails Near Greenbrier River:
Allegheny Trail, Monroe , 18 miles away
Alleheny Trail, Monroe , 18 miles away
Falt Peter Trail, Giles , 18 miles away
 Public Lands Near Greenbrier River:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 28 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 28 miles away
Bluestone State Park, West Virginia , 9 miles away
Little Beaver State Park, West Virginia , 19 miles away
Babcock State Park, West Virginia , 22 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Greenbrier River:
Willow Wood Country Club, Hinton , 5 miles away
Fountain Springs Golf Course, Peterstown , 13 miles away
Glade Springs Village Golf, Daniels , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Greenbrier River
Little Beaver Lake, Raleigh , 20 miles away

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