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West Virginia whitewater, Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork

Webster county, Holly River State Park to confluence with Left Fork section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III     2.5 miles
  If you've been whitewater rafting and kayaking outside this state you might find the rivers here a bit more forgiving, so don't forget that many runs in this state are very easy. The starting location is a reasonable drive from Clarksburg. The nature scenery of West Virginia and the water flowing gracefully down Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork have people coming here. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll
    find a large number of good places. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just being out on the river for a while are great reasons to come. There arenít any
hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The Holly River State Park to confluence with Left Fork section of Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork is 2.5 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class III section. This is not the only paddling section in this river system, there are others too.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
A splendid place like Holly River State Park close to Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork is too wonderful to leave out; if you're visiting from Hacker Valley, you won't be the only one. Have a tremendous hiking adventure along the Salt Lick Trail, and do take a hike on the High Rock Trail. A river like this is too good to miss. Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork typically gets a large amount of rain. The month with most of the rain is July while February is generally the driest month. Summer brings highs in the 80's to Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork, and all through the night it cools down to the 60's.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork.
 Whitewater Near Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork:
Holly River - Left Fork, Webster County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 10.3 miles long (Hacker Valley to Mill Dam)
Holly River - Right Fork, Webster/Braxton County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 14.8 miles long (Confluence of Grassy Creek to confluence of Left Fork)
Holly River - Right Fork, Webster County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.5 miles long (Jumbo to confluence of Grassy Creek)
Little Kanawha River, Braxton County, 7 miles away
      Class IV - 0.1 miles long (at Falls Mill)
Little Kanawha River, Upshur County, 10 miles away
      Class III-V - 5.4 miles long (Arlington to Ingo)
Grassy Creek, Webster County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.5 miles long (Orndoff Church to confluence with Right Fork of Holly River Close to Diana)
Elk River - Back Fork, Webster County, 12 miles away
      Class II+ - 5.8 miles long (Big Sycamore to Webster Springs)
Elk River, Webster County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 17.3 miles long (Webster Springs to CR7)
Elk River - Back Fork, Webster County, 12 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.6 miles long (Confluence of Sugar Creek to Big Sycamore)
Laurel Creek - Elk River Tributary, Webster/ Braxton County, 13 miles away
      Class III-IV - 9.4 miles long (Erbacon to Centralia)
 Ski Areas Near Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork:
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 37 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 57 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 73 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Winterplace, West Virginia , 75 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 76 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 89 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
 Marinas Near Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork:
Burnsville Docks, Burnsville , 16 miles away
Bee Run Docks, Sutton , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork:
Days Inn & Suites Sutton Flatwoods, Sutton , 14 miles away
Super 8 Weston WV, Weston , 17 miles away
Quality Inn Weston, Weston , 17 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites WESTON, Weston , 18 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Gassaway/Sutton, Gassaway , 20 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork:
Gerald R. Freeman, Hacker Valley, 6 miles away
Holly River State Park, Hacker Valley, 7 miles away
Bakers Run-Mill Creek, Erbacon, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork:
High Rock Trail, Webster , 8 miles away
Salt Lick Trail, Webster , 8 miles away
Reverie Trail, Webster , 8 miles away
Tramontane Trail, Webster , 8 miles away
Wilderness Trail, Webster , 10 miles away
 Public Lands Near Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 65 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 65 miles away
Holly River State Park, West Virginia , 10 miles away
Cedar Creek State Park, West Virginia , 29 miles away
Audra State Park, West Virginia , 33 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork:
Mountain View Golf Course, Webster Springs , 11 miles away
 Lakes Near Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork
Sutton Lake, Braxton , 16 miles away
Stonecoal Reservoir, Lewis , 17 miles away
Lake Riley, Lewis , 18 miles away

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