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West Virginia whitewater, Little Kanawha River - Right Fork

Upshur Webster Lewis Braxton county, Cleveland to confluence with Little Kanawha River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     6.6 miles
  The wonderful West Virginia scenery and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream make the trip here worthwhile. The average West Virginia whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be easier to run than those in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that quite a few of the sections in this state are pretty easy. The Cleveland to confluence with Little Kanawha River stretch of Little Kanawha River - Right Fork
    is 6.6 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class II-III section. The Cleveland to confluence with Little Kanawha River section is one of many paddling sections in this river system. The starting
location is a reasonable drive from Oak Hill, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. Getting a good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great reasons to come. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling  
spots. There's camping available near Little Kanawha River - Right Fork. On this section you do get some distance, it's good length for a morning trip.

Briefly about the general area:
Little Kanawha River - Right Fork is a site with many visitors from Richwood. Don't leave Little Kanawha River - Right Fork without first going for a hike along the Big Run Trail. Pheasant Hollow is near Little Kanawha River - Right Fork and is positively a wonderful spot to pop by, and you can go for a hike on the Pocahontas Trail. If you come to this river you will have a good time for sure.

Little Kanawha River - Right Fork, Cleveland to confluence with Little Kanawha River 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 Little Kanawha River - Right Fork.
 Whitewater Near Little Kanawha River - Right Fork:
Cherry River - North Fork, Nicholas/Greenbrier County, 2 miles away
      Class III-IV - 13 miles long (Third West Virginia 39 and 55 Bridge to Richwood)
Cherry River - South Fork, Nicholas/Greenbrier County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 6 miles long (Beech Lick Run to Richwood)
Williams River, Pocahontas/Webster County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Three Forks of Williams to Gauley River)
Cranberry River, Nicholas County, 8 miles away
      Class II-IV - 7 miles long (Big Rock Camping Area to Gauley River)
Little Laurel Creek, Greenbrier/Nicholas County, 8 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5.1 miles long (CR39/11 to confluence with Cherry River)
Robbins Run, Greenbrier County, 9 miles away
      Class III - 2.8 miles long (Confluence of Boggs Run to Confluence of Spring Creek)
Greenbrier River, Greenbrier County, 9 miles away
      Class I(III) - 7.2 miles long (Spring Creek to Anthony)
Spring Creek, Greenbrier County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.4 miles long (Cordova to one mile below confluence of Robbins Run)
Cranberry River, Pocahontas/Webster County, 10 miles away
      Class II-V - 15 miles long (Above Cranberry Rec Area to Cranberry Rec Area)
Cranberry River, Pocahontas/Webster County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Cranberry Recreation Area to Big Rock)
 Ski Areas Near Little Kanawha River - Right Fork:
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 31 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 40 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Winterplace, West Virginia , 60 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 80 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 83 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
 Hotels Near Little Kanawha River - Right Fork:
Super 8 Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 23 miles away
Quality Inn Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 23 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 23 miles away
Hampton Inn Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 23 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites LEWISBURG, Lewisburg , 23 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Little Kanawha River - Right Fork:
North Bend, Richwood, 2 miles away
Summit Lake Campground, Greenbrier County, 3 miles away
Cranberry Campground, Webster County, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Little Kanawha River - Right Fork:
Pocahontas Trail, Webster , 1 miles away
Big Run Trail, Greenbrier , 2 miles away
Hanging Rock Trail, Webster , 3 miles away
Fork Mountain Trail, Greenbrier , 3 miles away
Lick Branch Trail, Webster , 4 miles away
 Public Lands Near Little Kanawha River - Right Fork:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 55 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 55 miles away
Watoga State Park, West Virginia , 20 miles away
Holly River State Park, West Virginia , 25 miles away
Greenbrier State Forest, West Virginia , 27 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Little Kanawha River - Right Fork:
Mountain View Golf Course, Webster Springs , 15 miles away

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