Big Beaver Creek, West Virginia, US
|Usual Difficulty||IV-V+ (for normal flows)|
|Avg. Gradient||75 fpm|
|GAULEY RIVER NEAR CRAIGSVILLE, WV|
|usgs-03189100||12.90 - 13.90 ft||IV-V+||01h21m||11.3 ft (too low)|
This is a very small streambed with many hydraulics. One and possibly two portages.
Putin: Bridge on CR-5 west of Craigsville
Takeout: Confluence with the Gauley. Take CR-5 west from Craigsville and look for a 4wd dirt road on the left. It's about 1/2-3/4 mile down to the river. I wouldn't drive my 4wd truck down there.