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West Virginia whitewater, Spring Creek

Greenbrier county, Cordova to one mile below confluence of Robbins Run section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS II-III     6.4 miles
  The starting location is a short drive from Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. This section of Spring Creek in West Virginia is 6.4 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II-III section of whitewater. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. This is a pretty decent length section, it's good length
    for a morning trip. 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 of the sections in this state
are safe for beginners. A good workout and a chance to spend some time outdoors will have you coming back for more. The beautiful scenery of West Virginia and the water flowing gracefully down Spring Creek are reasons enough to come here and paddle. 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. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking there  
are lots of good rivers for that around here.

Briefly about the general area:
The Greenbrier River Trail is a great hiking trail close to Spring Creek, and you're sure to run into some wonderful folks from Renick here. If the weather is good here at Spring Creek, you can go for a hike along the Big Run Trail. Summer at Spring Creek arrives with high temperatures in the 80's while night lows are usually in the 50's. The cold days of the winter come with highs in the 40's, and overnight lows at Spring Creek through the winter typically plunge into the 10's. Spring Creek is a reasonably wet place ordinarily with a lot of rain.

Spring Creek, Cordova to one mile below confluence of Robbins Run 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 Spring Creek.
 Whitewater Near Spring Creek:
Greenbrier River, Greenbrier County, 1 miles away
      Class I(III) - 7.2 miles long (Spring Creek to Anthony)
Spring Creek, Greenbrier County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.4 miles long (Cordova to one mile below confluence of Robbins Run)
Robbins Run, Greenbrier County, 3 miles away
      Class III - 2.8 miles long (Confluence of Boggs Run to Confluence of Spring Creek)
Cherry River - South Fork, Nicholas/Greenbrier County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 6 miles long (Beech Lick Run to Richwood)
Cherry River - North Fork, Nicholas/Greenbrier County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 13 miles long (Third West Virginia 39 and 55 Bridge to Richwood)
Anthony Creek, Greenbrier County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III - 5.4 miles long (Blue Bend Recreation Area to confluence of Greenbrier River)
Cranberry River, Pocahontas/Webster County, 11 miles away
      Class II-V - 15 miles long (Above Cranberry Rec Area to Cranberry Rec Area)
Cranberry River, Pocahontas/Webster County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Cranberry Recreation Area to Big Rock)
Elk River, Randolph/Webster County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III+(IV) - 11.8 miles long (Elk Springs to Bergoo)
Little Laurel Creek, Greenbrier/Nicholas County, 12 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5.1 miles long (CR39/11 to confluence with Cherry River)
 Ski Areas Near Spring Creek:
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 34 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 36 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Winterplace, West Virginia , 57 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 84 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 87 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Wintergreen, Virginia , 100 miles away, 1003 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
 Hotels Near Spring Creek:
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 13 miles away
Quality Inn Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 13 miles away
Super 8 Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 13 miles away
Hampton Inn Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 13 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites LEWISBURG, Lewisburg , 14 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Spring Creek:
North Bend, Richwood, 10 miles away
Blue Bend Rec Area - Monongahela National Forest, Elkins, 11 miles away
Summit Lake Campground, Greenbrier County, 11 miles away
 Trails Near Spring Creek:
Big Run Trail, Greenbrier , 6 miles away
Greenbrier River Trail, Greenbrier , 7 miles away
Snodgrass Run Trail, Greenbrier , 7 miles away
Laurel Run Trail, Greenbrier , 8 miles away
Eagles Camp Trail, Pocahontas , 8 miles away
 Public Lands Near Spring Creek:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 54 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 54 miles away
Watoga State Park, West Virginia , 17 miles away
Greenbrier State Forest, West Virginia , 18 miles away
Moncove Lake State Park, West Virginia , 24 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Spring Creek:
Valley View Country Club, White Sulphur Springs , 13 miles away
Riverview Golf Range, Caldwell , 13 miles away
Oakhurst Links, White Sulphur Springs , 14 miles away

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