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West Virginia whitewater, Beaver Creek

Preston county, CR 11/1 to confluence with Little Sandy Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III-IV     1.1 miles
  The CR 11/1 to confluence with Little Sandy Creek section of Beaver Creek is 1.1 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class III-IV section. The put-in location is a short drive from Morgantown, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. The scenic beauty of Preston County and the playfulness of the water have people coming here. Great exercise and spending some quality time in nature
    are great attractions for lots of people. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The rivers
for whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state are often easier than in other states, so don't forget that many of the rivers in this state are not very demanding. Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way there are lots of good rivers for that around here. There are so many stretches to paddle in this river system, the CR 11/1 to confluence with Little Sandy Creek stretch is just one of many. There are campgrounds  
quite near the river where you can camp.

Briefly about the general area:
People from Bruceton Mills love to come to Beaver Creek, and on a good day you can take a hike along the Mile Trail. There is a great hiking trail near Beaver Creek called the Great Gorge Trail. At Beaver Creek through the warm days of summer highs are in the 80's, and the night is a little chillier of course, frequently in the 60's. For the duration of the winter highs are in the 30's; overnight lows at Beaver Creek throughout the wintertime ordinarily sink into the 10's. Beaver Creek gets a normal amount of rainfall.

Beaver Creek, CR 11/1 to confluence with Little Sandy Creek road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Beaver Creek.
 Whitewater Near Beaver Creek:
Beaver Creek, Preston County, 0 miles away
      Class III-IV - 1.1 miles long (CR 11/1 to confluence with Little Sandy Creek)
Laurel Run, Preston County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 5.2 miles long (CR 2 bridge to confluence of Big Sandy Creek)
Little Sandy Creek, Preston County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.35 miles long (Rt 26 to Big Sandy Creek)
Little Sandy Creek, Preston County, 4 miles away
      Class II - 9.3 miles long (Rt. 68 to Route 26)
Big Sandy Creek, Preston County, 4 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5.8 miles long (Bruceton Mills to Rockville)
Muddy Creek, Preston County, 5 miles away
      Class IV - 2.5 miles long (West Virginia 26 to Cheat River)
Fike Run, Fayette County, 6 miles away
      Class III-V - 4.8 miles long (to Gibbon Glade Run)
Muddy Creek, Preston County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 11.5 miles long (Orr to Route 26)
Big Sandy Creek, Preston WV / Fayette/PA County, 7 miles away
      Class I-II - 5 miles long (Pennsylvania-West Virginia State Line to Bruceton Mills)
Big Sandy Creek, Preston County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5.3 miles long (Rockville to Jenkinsburg Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Beaver Creek:
Wisp, Maryland , 17 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 29 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 33 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 34 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 35 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 41 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 46 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 70 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 72 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
Blue Knob, Pennsylvania , 80 miles away, 1072 foot drop, 7 lifts, 34 runs
 Marinas Near Beaver Creek:
Yough Lake Marina, Addison , 16 miles away
Deep Creek Marina, Mc Henry , 18 miles away
Sunset Beach Marina, Morgantown , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Beaver Creek:
The Preston County Inn, Kingwood , 10 miles away
Homestead Inn, Reedsville , 15 miles away
Wisp Resort, McHenry , 16 miles away
Quality Inn Deep Creek Lake, McHenry , 17 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites UNIONTOWN, Uniontown , 17 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Beaver Creek:
Pine Hill Campground, Bruceton Mills, 1 miles away
Alyeska-Big Bear Lake, Bruceton Mills, 2 miles away
Pinhill Campground, Hazelton, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Beaver Creek:
Mile Trail, Fayette , 13 miles away
Great Gorge Trail, Fayette , 14 miles away
 Public Lands Near Beaver Creek:
Blackwater Falls State Park, West Virginia , 29 miles away
Tygart Lake State Park, West Virginia , 35 miles away
Valley Falls State Park, West Virginia , 36 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Beaver Creek:
Uniontown Country Club, Uniontown , 16 miles away
Oakland Golf Club, Oakland , 17 miles away
Duck Hollow Golf Club, Uniontown , 19 miles away
 Lakes Near Beaver Creek
Deep Creek Lake, Garrett , 16 miles away
Town of Masontown Water Supply D Lake, Preston , 16 miles away
Cheat Lake, Monongalia , 18 miles away

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