Big Coal River, Marsh Fork - 3: Dry Creek to Sundial (Pettry Bottom)

Big Coal River, Marsh Fork, West Virginia, US


3: Dry Creek to Sundial (Pettry Bottom)

Usual Difficulty III-IV (for normal flows)
Length 4.2 Miles
Avg. Gradient 65 fpm
Max Gradient 65 fpm

Delbert Carter at the big drop

Delbert Carter at the big drop
Photo by Troy Fultz taken 05/10/11

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-03198500 900 - 4000 cfs III-IV 00h24m 111 cfs (too low)

River Description

Marsh Fork is considered the Mainstem of the Coal River. Very scenic section, class 2-3+ when low, more class 3-4 at higher water.

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2011-05-14 21:10:38


Rapid Descriptions

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