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West Virginia whitewater, Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary

Randolph county, Kumbrabow State Forest to Mill Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     7.1 miles
  The sections for whitewater rafting and kayaking here in West Virginia are often more forgiving than in other states, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that many runs in this state are very easy. This stretch of Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary in Randolph County is 7.1 miles long and is a class II-III section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. The wonderful Randolph County scenery and the sparkling of the
    sunlight on the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. The starting point is not too far from Clarksburg, please
print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking in this general area you'll find lots of paddling places. This stretch has has enough mileage, it's perfect for a one day trip. Getting a good workout and spending some quality time in nature have people coming from far and near. You might have to settle for a hotel a bit away from the river if you want to stay the  
night, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set.

Briefly about the general area:
People from Mill Creek love to come to Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary, and Monongahela National Forest is a tremendous place. If you're here, you might as well stop by Ward Hollow, and needless to say, everyone loves Cass Railroad State Park. This river is a great place to visit. Why not take a refreshing hike along the Raven Rocks Trail, and the Laurel Run Trail offers hiking at its best. Summertime at Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary arrives with high temperatures in the 70's with overnight lows in the 50's.

Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary, Kumbrabow State Forest to Mill Creek road map
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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary.
 Whitewater Near Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary:
Middle Fork, Randolph County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 12.4 miles long (Adolph to confluence with Long Run)
Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary, Randolph County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 7.1 miles long (Kumbrabow State Forest to Mill Creek)
Tygart Valley River, Randolph County, 6 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.7 miles long (confluence of Elkwater Fork to Huttonsville)
Buckhannon River - Left Fork, Upshur/ Randolph County, 8 miles away
      Class II-III - 8.9 miles long (Star to Alexander)
Tygart Valley River, Randolph County, 9 miles away
      Class II+ - 6 miles long (Valley Head to US 219)
Roaring Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary, Randolph County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5 miles long (Coalton to confluence of Tygart Valley River above Norton)
Cheat River - Shavers Fork, Pochantas / Randolph County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III - 11 miles long (US Route 250 to MCamp Groundee Run)
Cheat River - Shavers Fork, Randolph County, 12 miles away
      Class III-V - 13 miles long (MCamp Groundee Run to Bemis)
Buckhannon River - Left Fork of Right Fork, Upshur/ Randolph County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (Helvetia to Newlonton)
Cheat River - Shavers Fork, Pocahontas / Randolph County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 17.4 miles long (Spruce to US Route 250)
 Ski Areas Near Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary:
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 16 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 41 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 43 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 46 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 64 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Wintergreen, Virginia , 85 miles away, 1003 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 86 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 86 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Massanutten, Virginia , 88 miles away, 1110 foot drop, 8 lifts, 14 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 90 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
 Hotels Near Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary:
Super 8 Elkins, Elkins , 13 miles away
Serenity Now, Snowshoe , 15 miles away
Hampton Inn Elkins, Elkins , 16 miles away
ELKINS INN AND SUITES, Elkins , 16 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites ELKINS, Elkins , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary:
Tygart Valley Campground, Huttonsville, 3 miles away
Kumbrabow State Forest, Mill Creek, 6 miles away
Becky Creek Wildlife Management Area, Huttonsville, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary:
Laurel Run Trail, Randolph , 5 miles away
Raven Rocks Trail, Randolph , 5 miles away
Mill Ridge Trail, Randolph , 6 miles away
Clay Run Trail, Randolph , 6 miles away
McGee Run Trail, Randolph , 6 miles away
 Public Lands Near Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary:
Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia , 13 miles away
Cass Railroad State Park, West Virginia , 15 miles away
Audra State Park, West Virginia , 18 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Mill Creek - Tygart Valley River Tributary:
Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe, Snowshoe , 16 miles away
Buckhannon Country Club, Buckhannon , 17 miles away

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