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West Virginia whitewater, Greenbrier River

Greenbrier county, Ronceve Route to Fort Spring section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.


CLASS I-II     9.2 miles
  This section of Greenbrier River in Greenbrier County is 9.2 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class I-II section of whitewater. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in West Virginia is often easier than elsewhere, so don't forget that many runs in this state are very easy. The scenic beauty of West Virginia and the water flowing gracefully down Greenbrier River are in themselves reasons enough to come here to paddle. This section
    is long enough to enjoy a good non stop paddle, good for a one day paddling trip. No shortage of good hotels, but do book a room before you come because it is a very popular destination. This is not the only paddling section
in this river system, there are others too. Getting some good exercise and just hanging out with mother nature have people coming from far and near. You might be into whitewater rafting or kayaking or both, doesn't matter, this area has a large number of paddling spots. The starting location is a short drive from Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford. The campgrounds here at Greenbrier River are pretty good.

Briefly about the general area:
Moncove Lake State Park is both wonderful and lovely, and it's right next door to Greenbrier River, and you'll meet a lot of people from Ronceverte here. Greenbrier State Forest is a great location to go to on a lovely day, and the Youngs Nature Trail is a good hiking trail nearby. This river is so good. There is a tremendous hiking trail near Greenbrier River called the South Boundary Trail. Greenbrier River sees pretty high levels of precipitation. July is the month that gets the most rain, and January is the month with the least moisture. The warmest time of the year brings highs in the 70's to Greenbrier River, and throughout the night it cools down to the 50's.


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These outdoors activities are available near Greenbrier River.
 Whitewater Near Greenbrier River:
Second Creek, Monroe/ Greenbrier County, 4 miles away
      Class I-II - 8.8 miles long (US 219 to confluence with Greenbrier River)
Little Kanawha River - Right Fork, Upshur Webster Lewis Braxton County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.6 miles long (Cleveland to confluence with Little Kanawha River)
Second Creek, Monroe County, 8 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.2 miles long (Hollywood to US 219 bridge)
Howard Creek, Greenbrier County, 8 miles away
      Class I-III - 3.1 miles long (Hart Run to Confluence of Greenbrier River)
Muddy Creek - Greenbrier Tributary, Greenbrier County, 10 miles away
      Class I-II - 5.5 miles long (Mill Creek Confluence to Greenbrier River confluence)
Greenbrier River, Greenbrier Monroe County, 13 miles away
      Class I-II - 6.1 miles long (Fort Spring to Alderson)
Dunlap Creek, Alleghany County, 16 miles away
      Class II-IV - 26.5 miles long (Route 603 8.0 miles to Crows)
Anthony Creek, Greenbrier County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 5.4 miles long (Blue Bend Recreation Area to confluence of Greenbrier River)
Spring Creek, Greenbrier County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 6.4 miles long (Cordova to one mile below confluence of Robbins Run)
Potts Creek, Craig/ Alleghany County, 17 miles away
      Class I-IV - 32.5 miles long (Route 311 to Route 18)
 Ski Areas Near Greenbrier River:
The Homestead, Virginia , 43 miles away, 700 foot drop, 5 lifts, 9 runs
Winterplace, West Virginia , 46 miles away, 603 foot drop, 9 lifts, 27 runs
Snowshoe, West Virginia , 49 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 14 lifts, 57 runs
Canaan Valley, West Virginia , 99 miles away, 850 foot drop, 4 lifts, 34 runs
 Marinas Near Greenbrier River:
Bluestone Marina, Alderson , 12 miles away
 Hotels Near Greenbrier River:
Motel M Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 2 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites LEWISBURG, Lewisburg , 4 miles away
Super 8 Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 4 miles away
Quality Inn Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 4 miles away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lewisburg, Lewisburg , 4 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Greenbrier River:
Greenbrier River Co, Ronceverte, 2 miles away
Second Creek Campground, Ronceverte, 2 miles away
Organ Cave, Ronceverte, 2 miles away
 Trails Near Greenbrier River:
Youngs Nature Trail, Greenbrier , 8 miles away
South Boundary Trail, Greenbrier , 13 miles away
Blue Bend Loop Trail, Greenbrier , 16 miles away
Laurel Run Trail, Greenbrier , 16 miles away
Blueline Trail, Greenbrier , 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Greenbrier River:
Bluestone National Scenic River, Glen Jean - WV , 49 miles away
Gauley River National Recreation Area, Glen Jean - WV , 49 miles away
Greenbrier State Forest, West Virginia , 9 miles away
Moncove Lake State Park, West Virginia , 11 miles away
Watoga State Park, West Virginia , 29 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Greenbrier River:
Lewisburg Elks Country Club, Lewisburg , 2 miles away
Riverview Golf Range, Caldwell , 6 miles away
Oakhurst Links, White Sulphur Springs , 13 miles away

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