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West Virginia whitewater, Mill Creek - New River Tributary

Fayette county, Hopewell Road bridge to Ansted section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     5 miles
  The starting location is a short drive from Oak Hill, as you can see on the road map further down. The Hopewell Road bridge to Ansted stretch of Mill Creek - New River Tributary is 5 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class II-III section. On this section you do get some distance, suitable for an afternoon trip. The Hopewell Road bridge to Ansted stretch is one of a few paddling stretches in this river system. Some people
    prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way there are lots of good rivers for that around here. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. Getting some good exercise and just hanging out with mother
nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. No need to look hard for hotels, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The average whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit easier to master in this state than those in other states, so don't forget that the rivers in this state are less demanding. The scenic beauty of West Virginia and the water flowing gracefully down Mill Creek - New River  
Tributary attract people from near and far.

Briefly about the general area:
Mill Creek - New River Tributary is not far at all from Ansted. Babcock State Park is a charming place any time of year; good hiking is available along the Way Back Trail. The surroundings of this river have so much to offer. Hawks Nest State Park is a perfect site to stretch your legs a bit, and you can go for a hike on the Carnifex Trail. Bluestone National Scenic River is a very pleasant spot to visit right next door to Mill Creek - New River Tributary. Mill Creek - New River Tributary gets much water.

Mill Creek - New River Tributary, Hopewell Road bridge to Ansted road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Mill Creek - New River Tributary.
 Whitewater Near Mill Creek - New River Tributary:
Mill Creek - New River Tributary, Fayette County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Hopewell Road bridge to Ansted)
Mill Creek - New River Tributary, Fayette County, 1 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 2 miles long (Ansted to confluence of New River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Class VI - Mountain River, Fayette County, 2 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Wildwater Expeditions, Fayette County, 2 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Wolf Creek, Fayette County, 3 miles away
      Class V+ - 2.1 miles long (Reservoir to New River)
New River, Fayette County, 5 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 6 miles long (Hawks Nest Dam to Gauley Bridge)
Laurel Creek - New River Tributary, Fayette County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 1.5 miles long (Beckwith to Cotton Hill)
Whitewater Outfitter - River Expeditions, Fayette County, 6 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Keeney's Creek, Fayette County, 6 miles away
      Class V+ - 0.75 miles long (to New River)
Gauley River, Nicholas/Fayette County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV(V) - 11 miles long (Bucklick Branch to Swiss)
 Ski Areas Near Mill Creek - New River Tributary:
Winterplace, West Virginia , 28 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 77 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 84 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Marinas Near Mill Creek - New River Tributary:
Summersville Lake Marina, Summersville , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Mill Creek - New River Tributary:
The Morris Harvey House, Fayetteville , 3 miles away
Quality Inn New River Gorge, Fayetteville , 4 miles away
Comfort Inn New River, Oak Hill , 6 miles away
Holiday Lodge, Oak Hill , 8 miles away
Days Inn Mount Hope, Mount Hope , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Mill Creek - New River Tributary:
Mountain State Campground, Fayetteville, 1 miles away
Rivermen Whitewater, Fayetteville, 1 miles away
Rivers Whitewater Rafting Resort, Lansing, 3 miles away
 Trails Near Mill Creek - New River Tributary:
Carnifex Trail, Nicholas , 11 miles away
Way Back Trail, Nicholas , 12 miles away
 Public Lands Near Mill Creek - New River Tributary:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 13 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 13 miles away
Hawks Nest State Park, West Virginia , 3 miles away
Babcock State Park, West Virginia , 10 miles away
Little Beaver State Park, West Virginia , 19 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Mill Creek - New River Tributary:
Bridge Haven Golf Club, Fayetteville , 3 miles away
Hawks Nest Golf Course, Gauley Bridge , 9 miles away
Grandview Country Club, Beaver , 18 miles away
 Lakes Near Mill Creek - New River Tributary
Plum Orchard Lake, Fayette , 13 miles away
Summersville Lake, Nicholas , 14 miles away
Little Beaver Lake, Raleigh , 19 miles away

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