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West Virginia whitewater, Teter Creek

Barbour county, Nestorville to Tygart River section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS IV     4 miles
  The scenic beauty of Barbour County and the cool fresh water make the trip here worthwhile. This stretch of Teter Creek in West Virginia is 4 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class IV section of whitewater. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in West Virginia is often easier than elsewhere, so keep in mind that a lot of the rivers in this state are suitable for beginners. Getting some good exercise and just hanging out with mother
    nature will have you coming back for more. The put-in is not too far from Morgantown, if you're not familiar with the area there's a road map further down the page. This river system has a few good paddling sections and
the Nestorville to Tygart River section is one of them. This is a pretty decent length section, it's perfect for a one day trip. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. There's camping available near Teter Creek. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but do book a room before you come  
because it is a very popular destination.

Briefly about the general area:
Why not take a refreshing hike along the South Haddix Trail, and you certainly have to go to Audra State Park while you're here. Teter Creek is right by the Pheasant Mountain Trail, and Tygart Lake State Park is a glorious spot to have a look at on a gorgeous day. This is such a wonderful river. While you're here at Teter Creek you will meet lots of people from close by Moatsville. A good deal of rain falls at Teter Creek. Throughout July this area sees the most rain; February is the month with the least moisture.

Teter Creek, Nestorville to Tygart 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 Teter Creek.
 Whitewater Near Teter Creek:
Teter Creek, Barbour County, 2 miles away
      Class IV - 4 miles long (Nestorville to Tygart River)
Laurel Creek - Tygart Tributary, Barbour County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 5.8 miles long (West Virginia 38 to Tygart River)
Tygart Valley River, Barbour County, 5 miles away
      Class III-V - 8 miles long (Above Arden to Big Cove Run)
Sandy Creek, Barbour/ Taylor County, 6 miles away
      Class III-V - 3.3 miles long (Bridge at Hiram to Tygart Reservoir)
Sandy Creek, Barbour/ Taylor/ Preston County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.1 miles long (Bridge on West Virginia 92 to bridge at Hiram)
Tygart Valley River, Barbour County, 8 miles away
      Class III-V - 11.8 miles long (Belington to Buckhannon River)
Tygart Valley River, Randolph/Barbour County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III+ - 8.4 miles long (Aggregates to confluence with Beaver Creek)
Middle Fork, Barbour County, 13 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7 miles long (Audra State Park to Tygart River Confluence)
Middle Fork, Barbour/Randolph County, 13 miles away
      Class I-III - 5 miles long (Confluence of Laurel Fork to Audra State Park)
Buckhannon River, Barbour County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 2.3 miles long (Rangoon to Tygart Junction)
 Ski Areas Near Teter Creek:
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 35 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 37 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 41 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
Wisp, Maryland , 44 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 62 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 65 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 66 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 70 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 74 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 82 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
 Marinas Near Teter Creek:
Tygart Lake Marina, Grafton , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Teter Creek:
ELKINS INN AND SUITES, Elkins , 14 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites ELKINS, Elkins , 15 miles away
Hyatt Place Baltimore/Owings Mills, Owings Mills , 15 miles away
Iron Road Inn, Elkins , 15 miles away
Hampton Inn Elkins, Elkins , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Teter Creek:
Teter Creek Wildlife Management Area, Montrose, 5 miles away
Pleasant Creek Wildlife Management Area, Simpson, 8 miles away
Grafton City Park, Grafton, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Teter Creek:
South Haddix Trail, Tucker , 12 miles away
Pheasant Mountain Trail, Tucker , 12 miles away
Shingle Tree Trail, Tucker , 14 miles away
Shingle Tree Run Trail, Tucker , 15 miles away
Long Trail, Randolph , 18 miles away
 Public Lands Near Teter Creek:
Tygart Lake State Park, West Virginia , 7 miles away
Audra State Park, West Virginia , 12 miles away
Valley Falls State Park, West Virginia , 16 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Teter Creek:
Tygart Lake Public Golf Course, Grafton , 12 miles away
Paradise Lake Golf Course, Morgantown , 17 miles away
Golf Holly Meadows Golf Course, Parsons , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Teter Creek
Rock Lake, Marion , 15 miles away

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