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West Virginia whitewater, Brushy Meadow Creek

Nicholas county, Falls at Leivasy to confluence with Hominy Creek section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS III-IV+     1.5 miles
  Whitewater rafting and kayaking in West Virginia is often easier than elsewhere, so better not forget that many of the sections in this state are safe for beginners. The put-in location is a reasonable drive from Oak Hill. This stretch of Brushy Meadow Creek in West Virginia is 1.5 miles long and is a class III-IV+ section of whitewater according to American Whitewater. This is the only paddling stretch along Brushy Meadow Creek. Getting your
    paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors will have you coming back for more. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby. This is a pretty short section so you'd better be prepared
to walk your kayak back to put-in a few times. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this area has a large number of paddling places. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem and if you make reservations in advance you're all set.

Briefly about the general area:
Hiking along the Carnifex Trail is wonderful fun, and while you're here you will meet lots of folks from
close by Leivasy. Have a good hiking adventure along the Perry Ridge Trail. All through the days of summer here at Brushy Meadow Creek, high temperatures typically reach the 80's. Once the sun is down it plunges down to the 60's. High temperatures through the wintertime are normally in the 40's with winter lows in the 20's overnight here at Brushy Meadow Creek. Brushy Meadow Creek usually gets lots of precipitation. The wettest month of the year is commonly July, that's the one that rains the most, and February is the month with the least moisture.


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These outdoors activities are available near Brushy Meadow Creek.
 Whitewater Near Brushy Meadow Creek:
Hominy Creek, Nicholas County, 2 miles away
      Class II-IV - 12 miles long (Hominy Falls to Mt. Nebo)
Anglins Creek, Nicholas County, 3 miles away
      Class II-IV - 9.5 miles long (CR 17/2 bridge to confluence of Meadow River)
Panther Creek, Nicholas County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.3 miles long (Confluence with Jim's Branch to confluence with Gauley River)
Meadow River, Fayette/ Greenbrier County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV+(V) - 15 miles long (East Rainelle to Russellville)
Big Clear Creek, Greenbrier County, 10 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (Anjean to Kessler)
Meadow River, Nicholas/Fayette County, 10 miles away
      Class III-IV - 5 miles long (Nallen to Route 19 Bridge)
Big Clear Creek, Greenbrier County, 10 miles away
      Class III-V - 4.5 miles long (CR 1 bridge to Anjean)
Laurel Creek - Cherry Tributary, Nicholas County, 10 miles away
      Class III+(V) - 5.3 miles long (Jetsville to Fenwick)
Gauley River, Nicholas County, 11 miles away
      Class II-III(IV) - 8.4 miles long (Curtin Bridge to confluence with Big Beaver Creek)
Gauley River, Nicholas/ Fayette County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9.8 miles long (Summersville Dam to Mason Branch)
 Ski Areas Near Brushy Meadow Creek:
Winterplace, West Virginia , 39 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 54 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 61 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Marinas Near Brushy Meadow Creek:
Summersville Lake Marina, Summersville , 11 miles away
 Hotels Near Brushy Meadow Creek:
Econo Lodge Summersville, Summersville , 11 miles away
Hampton Inn Summersville, Summersville , 11 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Summersville, Summersville , 11 miles away
Sleep Inn Summersville, Summersville , 11 miles away
Super 8 Summersville, Summersville , 11 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Brushy Meadow Creek:
Summersville Music Park Campground, Summersville, 10 miles away
Summersville Lake Retreat, Mt Nebo, 10 miles away
Mountain Lake Campground, Summersville, 11 miles away
 Trails Near Brushy Meadow Creek:
Carnifex Trail, Nicholas , 14 miles away
Perry Ridge Trail, Nicholas , 14 miles away
Harris Siding Trail, Nicholas , 15 miles away
Hinkle Branch Trail, Nicholas , 16 miles away
Barrenshe Trail, Nicholas , 18 miles away
 Public Lands Near Brushy Meadow Creek:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 32 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 32 miles away
Babcock State Park, West Virginia , 18 miles away
Hawks Nest State Park, West Virginia , 26 miles away
Bluestone State Park, West Virginia , 31 miles away
 Lakes Near Brushy Meadow Creek
Summersville Lake, Nicholas , 12 miles away

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