Best Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing in West Virginia

This list represents the most popular whitewater kayaking & canoeing in West Virginia. Use this list to plan your next West Virginia whitewater kayaking & canoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

The South Branch starts just inside Virginia with the confluence of Straight Creek and ...
This creek leaves US 19 and civilization, meandering off toward the Gauley River and Summersville ...
This is a very popular canoeing stream, with good rapids and exquisite scenery. It’s often ...
The river below the WV 127 bridge has very little gradient all of the way to the mouth ...
The Cheat begins in the real mountains of the state as four big forks: Shavers, Glady, ...
Both sections of this river carry a paddler back to the eighteenth century. The upper ...
From its source the Greenbrier winds its way for 150 miles through some of the most beautiful ...
From 2 miles below Green Spring, West Virginia (Oldtown, Maryland), where the North and ...
The North Branch defines the border between Maryland and West Virginia until its confluence ...
This is the most famous whitewater in the Eastern panhandle, providing miles of bouncy ...
This small stream tumbles through beautiful, sparsely settled country. It’s a key tributary ...
The Big Sandy Creek in Preston County, from the Pennsylvania State line to Bruceton Mills, ...
This is one of the steepest and most dangerous runs in this guide. Its extreme gradient ...
Although it is possible to paddle from the confluence of the Marsh Fork in Camp Creek ...
Not to be confused with Red Creek, this steep little stream drains Canaan Valley. Its ...
This deceptive river is extremely sluggish below Buckhannon and its small size in the ...
This small creek starts as an intermediate run for about a mile and then changes into ...
The Blackwater River has its headwaters in a vast upland swamp in Canaan Valley. Multiple ...
Somehow the ravagers overlooked one little piece of this beautiful river between Mohawk, ...
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