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West Virginia whitewater, Deckers Creek

Monongalia county, Preston County line to West Virginia 7 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-IV+(V+)     5.8 miles
It is by far the most dangerous run in WV and one of the riskiest in the country. Be aware! Says Sam

Whitewater rafting and kayaking spots in West Virginia tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so keep in mind that rivers in this state are less demanding. The wonderful Monongalia County scenery and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water attract people from near and far. On this section you do get some distance,
    you can easily run it on an afternoon. There are so many stretches to paddle in this river system, the Preston County line to West Virginia 7 stretch is just one of many. There are plenty of hotels here if you want to spend
a night, and if you make reservations in advance you're all set. And of course, there are campgrounds nearby. The starting point is not too far from Morgantown, there's a road map further down the page with more info on that. A bit of exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way around here you'll find  
a large number of good places. The Preston County line to West Virginia 7 stretch of Deckers Creek in West Virginia is 5.8 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class I-IV+(V+) section of whitewater.

Briefly about the general area:
Frank Corbin Spring is an inspiring site to pop by during your stay; at Deckers Creek you always meet someone from Morgantown. The beauty of mother nature reveals herself at Mayfield Spring. The yearly precipitation here at Deckers Creek is about average. Throughout the month of July you get the most rain around here, and the driest of the months is February.

Deckers Creek, Preston County line to West Virginia 7 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 Deckers Creek.
 Whitewater Near Deckers Creek:
Deckers Creek, Monongalia County, 2 miles away
      Class I-IV+(V+) - 5.8 miles long (Preston County line to West Virginia 7)
Deckers Creek, Monongalia County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (Rt. 7 to Monongahela)
Deckers Creek, Preston County, 3 miles away
      Class IV-V - 1 miles long (Masontown to Preston County line)
Clay Run, Monongalia County, 4 miles away
      Class V+ - 0.5 miles long (Junction with Quarry Run to Cheat Lake)
Fields Creek, Preston County, 6 miles away
      Class II-IV - 3.6 miles long (West of Browns Mill to confluence of Three Fork Creek)
Bull Run, Preston County, 6 miles away
      Class V+ - 2.8 miles long (Bull Run to Cheat River)
Cheat River, Preston/Monongalia County, 8 miles away
      Class III - 10 miles long (Jenkinsburg Bridge to Cheat Lake)
Three Fork Creek, Preston/ Taylor County, 8 miles away
      Class I-IV - 12 miles long (Close to West Virginia 92 to Thornton)
Sovern Run, Preston County, 11 miles away
      Class IV - 0.8 miles long (Co. Road 14-3 to Rockville)
Big Sandy Creek, Preston County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5.3 miles long (Rockville to Jenkinsburg Bridge)
 Ski Areas Near Deckers Creek:
Wisp, Maryland , 35 miles away, 700 foot drop, 12 lifts, 32 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 43 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
Timberline, West Virginia , 43 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 4 lifts, 37 runs
Seven Springs, Pennsylvania , 45 miles away, 754 foot drop, 15 lifts, 31 runs
Boyce Park, Pennsylvania , 48 miles away, 180 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Hidden Valley, Pennsylvania , 49 miles away, 610 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
The Springs at Laurel Mountain, Pennsylvania , 57 miles away, 940 foot drop, 5 lifts, 21 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 63 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
Bryce Resort, Virginia , 86 miles away, 500 foot drop, 5 lifts, 8 runs
The Homestead, Virginia , 87 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
 Marinas Near Deckers Creek:
Sunset Beach Marina, Morgantown , 5 miles away
Two Rivers Marina & Campground, Dilliner , 10 miles away
Chuck's Boat Club, Mc Clellandtown , 16 miles away
Tygart Lake Marina, Grafton , 17 miles away
 Hotels Near Deckers Creek:
Super 8 Morgantown, Morgantown , 4 miles away
Holiday Inn Express MORGANTOWN, Morgantown , 4 miles away
Lakeview Golf Resort And Spa, Morgantown , 4 miles away
SpringHill Suites Morgantown, Morgantown , 5 miles away
Homestead Inn, Reedsville , 6 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Deckers Creek:
Coopers Rock State Forest, Masontown, 6 miles away
Chestnut Ridge Regional Park, Lake Lynn, 8 miles away
Albright Campground, Albright, 16 miles away
 Trails Near Deckers Creek:
Mile Trail, Fayette , 19 miles away
 Public Lands Near Deckers Creek:
Valley Falls State Park, West Virginia , 18 miles away
Tygart Lake State Park, West Virginia , 21 miles away
Audra State Park, West Virginia , 32 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Deckers Creek:
Paradise Lake Golf Course, Morgantown , 6 miles away
Scarlet Oaks Golf Course, Morgantown , 9 miles away
Mountaineer Golf Course, Morgantown , 13 miles away
 Lakes Near Deckers Creek
Town of Masontown Water Supply D Lake, Preston , 4 miles away
Cheat Lake, Monongalia , 7 miles away
Rock Lake, Marion , 18 miles away

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