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West Virginia whitewater, Indian Creek

Monroe county, Raines Corner to Greenville section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-II     7.1 miles
  The starting location is a reasonable drive from Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in West Virginia is often easier than elsewhere, so you'd better keep in mind that the rivers in this state are less demanding. This stretch of Indian Creek in West Virginia is 7.1 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class I-II section. A bit of exercise and spending some quality time in nature will have you coming
    back for more. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have to drive a bit to get to one, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. Whether you're whitewater
rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of rivers for that. The nature scenery of West Virginia and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. There are no other sections to paddle along Indian Creek than the Raines Corner to Greenville section. This is a pretty decent length section, it's perfect for a one day trip.

Briefly about the general area:
Indian Creek is a spot with many
 
visitors from Greenville, and hiking along the Allegheny Trail is wonderful fun. It's always great to explore Monroe County Spring; you can have a good hiking adventure along the Alleheny Trail. This is such a great river. During the days of summer at Indian Creek highs are ordinarily in the 80's with nighttime lows in the 60's. The winter brings highs down to the 30's, and overnight lows in the 20's for Indian Creek. The amount of rainfall that falls at Indian Creek is close to the national average. For the duration of the month of July you get the most rain around here; January is the month with the least moisture.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Indian Creek.
 Whitewater Near Indian Creek:
Stony Creek - New Tributary, Giles County, 7 miles away
      Class III-V - 7 miles long (Route 635 to Route 684)
Greenbrier River, Summers County, 8 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 11.1 miles long (Talcott to Willowood bridge)
Greenbrier River, Greenbrier Monroe County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 6.1 miles long (Fort Spring to Alderson)
Little Stony Creek, Giles County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 1.6 miles long (Cascades to USFS Parking Area)
Rich Creek, Monroe WV and Giles VA County, 12 miles away
      Class I-III - 7.9 miles long (US 219 to stateline)
Greenbrier River, Summers County, 12 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 5.5 miles long (Willowood bridge to Bellepoint)
Big Creek, Summers County, 13 miles away
      Class II-IV - 2.5 miles long (CR 10 bridge to Greenbrier River)
Little Wolf Creek, Summers County, 13 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 2.5 miles long (CR 14 Bridge to Greenbrier River)
Rich Creek, Giles VA and Monroe WV County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 2.1 miles long (Virginia/West Virginia state line to Rich Creek)
Muddy Creek - Greenbrier Tributary, Greenbrier County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.5 miles long (Mill Creek Confluence to Greenbrier River confluence)
 Ski Areas Near Indian Creek:
Winterplace, West Virginia , 32 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 60 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 68 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
 Marinas Near Indian Creek:
Bluestone Marina, Alderson , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Indian Creek:
Inn At Riverbend, Pearisburg , 12 miles away
Holiday Motor Lodge Pearisburg, Pearisburg , 12 miles away
Mountain Lake Lodge, Pembroke , 13 miles away
MacArthur Inn, Narrows , 15 miles away
Motel M Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 20 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Indian Creek:
Pine Swamp Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Pembroke, 7 miles away
Bailey Gap Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Pembroke, 10 miles away
Bluestone Wildlife Management Area - Keatley, Forest Hill, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Indian Creek:
Allegheny Trail, Monroe , 6 miles away
Alleheny Trail, Monroe , 6 miles away
Falt Peter Trail, Giles , 7 miles away
Conservancy Trail, Giles , 10 miles away
Virginias Walk Trail, Monroe , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Indian Creek:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 40 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 40 miles away
Bluestone State Park, West Virginia , 19 miles away
Moncove Lake State Park, West Virginia , 22 miles away
Greenbrier State Forest, West Virginia , 26 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Indian Creek:
Fountain Springs Golf Course, Peterstown , 9 miles away
Castle Rock Golf Course, Pembroke , 12 miles away
Willow Wood Country Club, Hinton , 17 miles away

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