Paint Creek - 3. Westerly (former coal yard) to Burnwell

Paint Creek, West Virginia, US


3. Westerly (former coal yard) to Burnwell

Usual Difficulty II-IV (for normal flows)
Length 6.4 Miles
Avg. Gradient 55 fpm
Max Gradient 95 fpm

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-03198350 12.70 - 14.20 ft II-IV 01h03m 11.01 ft (too low)

River Description

The steepest mile starts almost immediately from the put-in and includes a small waterfall (can scout while running shuttle) to the first overhead WV Turnpike bridge.

Lat/longitude coords are approximate, from TopoZone.
StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2004-09-22 15:53:22

Rapid Descriptions

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