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Difficulty I(II)
Length 14 Miles
Gauge S F SHENANDOAH RIVER AT FRONT ROYAL, VA
Flow Range 1.00 - 6.00 FT
Flow Rate as of: 30 minutes ago 1.29 [FT]
Reach Info Last Updated 07/16/2002 7:58 am

River Description


Virginia Whitewater, Roger Corbett

Ed Evangelidi testifies:
A fairly flat float trip. Scenery is O.K. but any excitement will come from finding a good swimming hole.

Rapid Descriptions

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8 years ago

I'm going to be up in that area next week and am looking for a good place to kayak (I'm a beginner). Is this a good spot? How do I get to it? South of watermelon park is good. You can paddle up stream or down stream. We have seen Osprey and Bald Eagles feeding in this area many times. A nice strech of river for that...you can get there from Route 50 west of the river. There is a sign where the road meets Route 50 at a farm market stand that is about a mile or so west of the route 7 bridge.

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barry falsington
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9 years ago

This is my home piece of river. I love it and know it like no other. If you have any questions about put-ins, take-outs, fishing, locals, lengths of various stretches, suggested floats, etc. please ask me at kylewatts01@gmail.com. Thank you and be safe out there.

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Michael Miller
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10 years ago

This is my "GO TO" route. when ever I need water time and nothing else is running. 25 river miles from route 50 to route 7. Ran this two weeks ago in about 51/2 6hours. That happens when your chasing each other around with squirt guns

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Michael Sawyer
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15 years ago

Ah, but the smallie fishing is fabulous. But, shhhh... don't tell anyone.

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Date Flow Result Factor  
2010-05-04 n/a Fatality Solo Paddling Read More

Alerts

News

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Attention Virginia Boaters!

4/24/2003
Jason Robertson

During the high waters of Spring 2003, there has been a noticeable increase in reported confrontations between boaters and property owners in Virginia. Please remember to be respectful and courteous to property owners; do not trespass; and avoid confrontation in order to preserve access in the future.
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Matt Muir

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