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West Virginia whitewater, Holly River - Right Fork

Webster county, Jumbo to confluence of Grassy Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     3.5 miles
  This section of Holly River - Right Fork is 3.5 miles long and is a class III-IV section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The scenic beauty of Webster County and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream beats anything. The average West Virginia whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that a large number of rivers
    in this state are quite easy. This is not the only paddling stretch in this river system, there are others too. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping
in your car. You can pitch a tent or park your RV at a nearby campground. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. This is a somewhat short section so better bring some good walking shoes. The put-in location is a short drive from Clarksburg. Getting some good exercise and spending some quality time in nature have people coming from far and near.

Briefly about the general
 
area:
Here at Holly River - Right Fork you'll almost certainly meet some folks from Diana, and you beyond doubt should take a look at Holly River State Park if you're here. Near Holly River - Right Fork you discover the Tramontane Trail which is a good hiking trail. Going for a hike on the Salt Lick Trail is always a delightful adventure. The high level of rain makes Holly River - Right Fork a reasonably wet place. July is the wettest month with most rain, and the driest month is February. High temperatures at Holly River - Right Fork during the warm days of summer are in the 80's.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Holly River - Right Fork.
 Whitewater Near Holly River - Right Fork:
Holly River - Right Fork, Webster/Braxton County, 0 miles away
      Class I-II - 14.8 miles long (Confluence of Grassy Creek to confluence of Left Fork)
Grassy Creek, Webster County, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV - 4.5 miles long (Orndoff Church to confluence with Right Fork of Holly River Close to Diana)
Holly River - Left Fork, Webster County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 10.3 miles long (Hacker Valley to Mill Dam)
Elk River, Webster County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 17.3 miles long (Webster Springs to CR7)
Elk River - Back Fork, Webster County, 6 miles away
      Class II+ - 5.8 miles long (Big Sycamore to Webster Springs)
Elk River - Back Fork, Webster County, 7 miles away
      Class II-IV - 4.6 miles long (Confluence of Sugar Creek to Big Sycamore)
Holly River - Laurel Fork of Left Fork, Webster County, 7 miles away
      Class III - 2.5 miles long (Holly River State Park to confluence with Left Fork)
Gauley River, Webster County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II - 7 miles long (Bolair to Donaldson)
Sugar Creek, Webster County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 1.8 miles long (Confluence of Little Sugar Creek to confluence of Back Fork of Elk)
Laurel Creek - Elk River Tributary, Webster County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7.6 miles long (Confluence with McAvoy Run to Erbacon)
 Ski Areas Near Holly River - Right Fork:
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 32 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 51 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Winterplace, West Virginia , 72 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 72 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 75 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 90 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
 Hotels Near Holly River - Right Fork:
Days Inn & Suites Sutton Flatwoods, Sutton , 18 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Gassaway/Sutton, Gassaway , 24 miles away
Quality Inn Weston, Weston , 24 miles away
Super 8 Weston WV, Weston , 24 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites WESTON, Weston , 24 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Holly River - Right Fork:
Holly River State Park, Hacker Valley, 6 miles away
Gerald R. Freeman, Hacker Valley, 10 miles away
Bakers Run-Mill Creek, Erbacon, 11 miles away
 Trails Near Holly River - Right Fork:
Tramontane Trail, Webster , 7 miles away
Salt Lick Trail, Webster , 7 miles away
High Rock Trail, Webster , 7 miles away
Reverie Trail, Webster , 7 miles away
Wilderness Trail, Webster , 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Holly River - Right Fork:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 63 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 63 miles away
Holly River State Park, West Virginia , 8 miles away
Watoga State Park, West Virginia , 32 miles away
Cedar Creek State Park, West Virginia , 35 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Holly River - Right Fork:
Mountain View Golf Course, Webster Springs , 4 miles away
 Lakes Near Holly River - Right Fork
Sutton Lake, Braxton , 19 miles away

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