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Thornton River, Virginia

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AW Class: II-III
Length: 7 miles
Average Gradient: 24 fpm
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 38.64655
Longitude: -78.20614

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 38.65357
Longitude: -78.13503

Paddling Rivers Near Thornton River, Virginia:

   Covington River, Rapphannock County, 1 miles away
      Class II-III - 4.5 miles long (Rappahannock School to Rush River)

   Thornton River, Rappahannock County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (Sperryville to Rock Mills)

   Rush River, Rapahannock County, 4 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Washington to Rock Mills)

   Hughes River and Hazel River, Rappahannock/Culpepper County, 7 miles away
      Class II - 9.5 miles long (SR 603 to Route 522 Bridge)

   Happy Creek, Warren County, 11 miles away
      Class III+ - 4.3 miles long (Route 671 to Happy Cr. Road)

   Gooney Run, Warren County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV+ - 4.1 miles long (Browntown to Karo Landing)

   Rappahannock River, Fauquier/ Culpeper County, 11 miles away
      Class I-II - 13.5 miles long (Route 647 to Route 211)

   Robinson River, Madison County, 14 miles away
      Class II+ - 19 miles long (Syria to Locust Dale)

   Rose River, Madison County, 15 miles away
      Class III - 2 miles long (Two miles to Robinson River)

   White Oak Run, Madison County, 17 miles away
      Class V+ - 3 miles long (White Oak Fire Road to Lower White Oak Canyon Parking Lot)

   Rapidan River, Greene/Madison County, 18 miles away
      Class II-IV - 15 miles long (Shenandoah National Park to Route 29)

   Passage Creek, Warren County, 19 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Elizabeth Furnance to Waterlick)

Hotels near Thornton River, Virginia:

Super 8 Front Royal, Front Royal
14.2 miles away
Quality Inn Skyline Drive, Front Royal
14.4 miles away
Red Roof Inn Culpeper, Culpeper
14.7 miles away
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Culpeper, Culpeper
14.8 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites CULPEPER, Culpeper
14.8 miles away
Best Western Culpeper Inn, Culpeper
14.8 miles away
Quality Inn Culpeper, Culpeper
14.8 miles away
Red Carpet Inn And Suites, Culpeper
15.7 miles away
Hampton Inn Front Royal, Front Royal
16.7 miles away
Days Inn Luray Shenandoah, Luray
17.6 miles away
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites FRONT ROYAL BLUE RIDGE SHADOWS, Front Royal
18.2 miles away
Cardinal Inn By Silver Star, Luray
18.8 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.

Campgrounds near Thornton River, Virginia:

   Gravel Springs Hut - Appalachian Trail, Bentonville, 8 miles away

   Pass Mt Hut - Appalachian Trail, Sperryville, 10 miles away

   Byrds Nest 3 Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Etlan, 11 miles away

   Shenandoah National Park - Matthews Arm, Bentonville, 11 miles away

   Tom Floyd Wayside Shelter - Appalachian Trail, Chester Gap, 11 miles away

   Cedar Mountain Campground, Culpeper, 13 miles away

   Gooney Creek Campgrounds, Front Royal, 13 miles away

Public Lands Near Thornton River, Virginia:

   Shenandoah National Park, Luray - VA, 19 miles away

   Appalachian National Scenic Trail, Harpers Ferry - WV, 46 miles away

   Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, McLean - VA, 46 miles away

   Shenandoah River Andy Guest State Park, Virginia, 14 miles away

   Sky Meadows State Park, Virginia, 23 miles away

   Lake Anna State Park, Virginia, 37 miles away

Lakes Near Thornton River, Virginia:

   Lake Pelham, Culpeper , 14 miles away

   Lake Arrowhead, Page , 15 miles away

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