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West Virginia whitewater, Tea Creek

Pocahontas county, Confluence of Right Fork to confluence with Williams River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV-V     2.9 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in West Virginia tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so if you're visiting here do keep in mind that rivers in this state are not as hard as elsewhere. The natural beauty of Pocahontas County and the playfulness of the water have people coming here. This stretch is short so you'd better be prepared to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. Not too many hotels nearby, you'll have
    to drive a bit to get to one, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The campgrounds here at Tea Creek are pretty good. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find
a large number of good places. The Confluence of Right Fork to confluence with Williams River stretch of Tea Creek in Pocahontas County is 2.9 miles long and it is classified as a class IV-V section by American Whitewater. Getting your paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors are great reasons to come. The put-in location is a short drive from Clarksburg, there's a road map further down the page with more info on  
that.

Briefly about the general area:
A tour to Watoga State Park when you're here at Tea Creek is never a bad idea, and Tea Creek is not far at all from Monterville. Hiking is a popular thing to do around Tea Creek; Williams River Trail is a good local trail. Good hiking is available along the Tea Creek Trail. Tea Creek frequently gets lots of rain. The month of July is the wettest with most of the rain; February meanwhile is the driest month. Throughout the summertime months highs here at Tea Creek reach the 80's. Summer night lows descend down to the 50's. The winter brings highs down to the 30's with temperatures at Tea Creek dipping down into the 10's during winter nights.

Tea Creek, Confluence of Right Fork to confluence with Williams 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 Tea Creek.
 Whitewater Near Tea Creek:
Tea Creek, Pocahontas County, 1 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.9 miles long (Confluence of Right Fork to confluence with Williams River)
Williams River, Pocahontas/Webster County, 1 miles away
      Class III-IV - 11 miles long (Tea Creek to Three Forks of Williams)
Gauley River, Webster County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 9.5 miles long (Confluence with South Fork to confluence with Turkey Fork)
Leatherwood Creek, Webster County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.3 miles long (Forks of creek to Bergoo)
Elk River, Pocahontas/Randolph County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 10.4 miles long (Slatyfork to Elk Springs)
Elk River - Old Field Fork, Pocahontas County, 8 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.2 miles long (Confluence of Crooked Fork to Slaty Fork)
Cranberry River, Pocahontas/Webster County, 9 miles away
      Class II-V - 15 miles long (Above Cranberry Rec Area to Cranberry Rec Area)
Cranberry River, Pocahontas/Webster County, 9 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6 miles long (Cranberry Recreation Area to Big Rock)
Elk River, Webster County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 11.6 miles long (Bergoo to Webster Springs)
Gauley River, Webster County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.3 miles long (Confluence with Turkey Fork to Bolair)
 Ski Areas Near Tea Creek:
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 16 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 32 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 65 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 68 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Winterplace, West Virginia , 75 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 88 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Wintergreen, Virginia , 91 miles away, 1003 foot drop, 5 lifts, 20 runs
 Hotels Near Tea Creek:
Serenity Now, Snowshoe , 17 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 33 miles away
Hampton Inn Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 33 miles away
Quality Inn Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 33 miles away
Super 8 Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 33 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Tea Creek:
Tea Creek Campground, Pocahontas County, 1 miles away
Williams River RUA Site D4, Buckeye, 1 miles away
Williams River RUA Site D2, Bergoo, 1 miles away
 Trails Near Tea Creek:
Tea Creek Trail, Pocahontas , 1 miles away
Williams River Trail, Pocahontas , 2 miles away
Tea Creek Mountain Trail, Pocahontas , 2 miles away
Gauley Mountain Trail, Pocahontas , 4 miles away
District Line Trail, Pocahontas , 4 miles away
 Public Lands Near Tea Creek:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 70 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 70 miles away
Watoga State Park, West Virginia , 14 miles away
Holly River State Park, West Virginia , 19 miles away
Cass Railroad State Park, West Virginia , 21 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Tea Creek:
Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe, Snowshoe , 13 miles away
Mountain View Golf Course, Webster Springs , 16 miles away

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