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Jackson River, Virginia

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AW Class: I-III
Length: 28.5 miles
Average Gradient: 37 fpm
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 38.3111
Longitude: -79.6597

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 38.02809
Longitude: -79.90751

Paddling Rivers Near Jackson River, Virginia:

   Back Creek - Jackson Tributary, Bath County, 2 miles away
      Class I-III - 17.5 miles long (Bath County Pumped Storage Facility to Jackson River)

   Jackson River, Bath/ Alleghany County, 12 miles away
      Class I-III - 28.5 miles long (Vinegar Run to Route 603)

   Bullpasture River, Highland\Bath County, 14 miles away
      Class III+ - 4 miles long (Rt. 678 to Cowpasture River)

   Deer Creek, Pocahontas County, 14 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.4 miles long (Confluence with North Fork of Deer Creek to confluence with Greenbrier River)

   Wilson Creek, Alleghany County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III - 7.5 miles long (Douthat Park Dam to Jackson River)

   Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Cass to Clover Lick)

   Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 16 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.7 miles long (Clover Lick to Laurel Run)

   Mill Creek, Rockbridge County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 7.5 miles long (Route 42 Wayside to Goshen)

   Cowpasture River, Botetourt County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.5 miles long (Griffith to James River)

   Jackson River, Alleghany County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 42.5 miles long (Gathright Dam to James River)

   Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 9.9 miles long (Laurel Run to Marlinton)

   Greenbrier River, Pocahontas County, 17 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.3 miles long (Hosterman to Cass)

Hotels near Jackson River, Virginia:

The Omni Homestead Resort, Hot Springs
9.9 miles away
Oak Tree Inn Low Moor, Low Moor
21.5 miles away
Americas Best Value Inn Covington, Covington
24.9 miles away
Magnuson Hotel Mountain View, Covington
24.9 miles away
Hampton Inn Covington VA, Covington
24.9 miles away
Baymont Inn & Suites Covington, Covington
25.3 miles away
Days Inn Lexington, Lexington
30 miles away
The Georges Inn, Lexington
31.5 miles away
Econo Lodge Lexington, Lexington
31.8 miles away
Best Western Lexington Inn, Lexington
32.2 miles away
Comfort Inn Virginia Horse Center, Lexington
32.2 miles away
Best Western Plus Inn At Hunt Ridge, Lexington
32.3 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

Campgrounds near Jackson River, Virginia:

   Poor Farm, Warm Springs, 2 miles away

   Back Creek Recreation Area - Dominion Power, Bacova, 3 miles away

   Virginia Power, Warm Springs, 4 miles away

   Hidden Valley Campground, Bath County, 5 miles away

   Bird Run Campground, Pocahontas County, 7 miles away

   Blowing Springs Campground, Bath County, 9 miles away

   Seven Mile Campground, Pocahontas County, 12 miles away

Trails near Jackson River, Virginia:

   Ellis Trail, Bath , 8 miles away

Public Lands Near Jackson River, Virginia:

   Booker T Washington National Monument, Hardy - VA, 54 miles away

   Seneca State Forest, West Virginia, 11 miles away

   Douthat State Park, Virginia, 15 miles away

   Cass Railroad State Park, West Virginia, 18 miles away

   Watoga State Park, West Virginia, 25 miles away

   Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia, 26 miles away

Lakes Near Jackson River, Virginia:

   Lake Sam Hill, Pocahontas , 13 miles away

   Lake Moomaw, Alleghany , 17 miles away

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