Big Coal River, Marsh Fork, West Virginia, US
1: Fairdale to Arnett
||II-III (for normal flows)
A two mile shorter and slightly less difficult run may be paddled by puting in at the Saxon
A 4.5' minimum reading on the Ashford gauge is for a put-in at Saxon. Boaters will need 5.0'if
using a put-in near Fairdale.
This run is heavily timbered and strainers are occasionally a problem down to the confluence of
Sandlick Creek. It has been clean for the past several years
Take-out river left at bridge in Arnett or 100 yards downstream on river right at volunteer fire
Marsh Fork is considered the mainstem of the Coal River.
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Last Updated: 2006-03-23 22:02:25