New - 13. Thurmond to Cunard

New, West Virginia, US


13. Thurmond to Cunard

Usual Difficulty I-III (for normal flows)
Length 9.4 Miles

Surprise drop

Surprise drop
Photo by S.King taken 07/21/02

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-03185400 2.70 - 9.00 ft I-III 00h51m 9.58 ft (too high)

River Description

Mostly flatwater. Perhaps five class 2 rapids with long stretches of flatwater between them. There is also a class 3, with a big hole called Surprise. Surprise rapid is big enough to stand large rafts vertically at some flows.

New River Gorge National Park Website

National Park Service map of the New Gorge

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2018-07-13 13:02:02


Rapid Descriptions

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