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Difficulty I-II
Length 3 Miles
Flow Range 5.50 - 7.50 FT
Flow Rate as of: 1 hour ago 2.46 [FT]
Reach Info Last Updated 10/28/2001 10:43 am

River Description

Lat/longitude coords are approximate, from TopoZone.

Rapid Descriptions


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John Duke
1 year ago

There are indeed two small creeks named Little River in the Greenbrier River watershed. Both are marginally runnable and both have many strainers. The one in the description is a tributary of the West Fork Greenbrier deep in the National Forest along FS road 17. The other is a tributary of the East Fork Greenbrier River running along US Route 250 near Buffalo Lake.

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John Duke
2 years ago

If you are looking for this creek with the map or given coordinates, you will be at the WRONG Little River.

Gage Descriptions

The Buckeye gauge is located 59 miles downstream of the put-in on the mainstem of the Greenbrier River. This means that this gauge can only be used as an indicator.

Directions Description

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Gauley Fest - September 13-16, 2018 - Summersville, WV

Mark Singleton

Get your groove on baby! This year Gauley Fest is a 60’s themed event to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. To memorialize that historic event we are flashing back to another era for a 60’s throwdown. Started in 1983 to celebrate the derailment of a hydro-electric project that would have disrupted the flows on the Gauley River, Gauley Fest has grown to become the largest paddling festival in the world.

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2018 Letter To Gauley Boaters From The NPS (WV)

Mark Singleton

American Whitewater received the following open letter to boaters from the rangers and staff of the Gauley River National Recreation Area. This letter will keep you up to date on important management actions of the National Park Service on the Gauley River. Enjoy your paddling season on this classic whitewater river. As in past years, American Whitewater has leased the field above Masons Branch, also known as the Legg field, for overflow parking.

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Cheat Canyon Settlement Reached; Land Set Aside for Endangered Species

Charles Walbridge

After two years of intense negotiations an agreement reached to protect endangered species in the Cheat River Canyon. Allegheny Wood Products acquired roughly 5,000 acres in the Cheat Canyon below Albright, WV in 2003 for $9.75 million. When they began building roads and cutting trees the following year the government took no steps to enforce the Endangered Species Act. A lawsuit was filed in 2005 by Friends of Blackwater Canyon, the WV Chapter of the Sierra Club, and the Cheat Lake Environmental and Recreational Association. Although American Whitewater was not a party to the litigation we are gratified that an agreement was reached and commend both parties for their efforts.

Matt Muir


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