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Difficulty IV+
Length 0 Miles
Flow Range 800 - 10000 CFS
Flow Rate as of: 1 hour ago 76.6 [CFS] ℹ️
Reach Info Last Updated 08/24/2013 12:22 pm

River Description

Stoney Creek is not currently recommended. Please choose another of the area's fine runs instead.

Stoney Creek drops through almost a mile (or more) of continuous small boulder gardens. The eddies are small and logs or strainers are quite likely but the creek is worth it for the solid class IV+ paddler. There are no tall drops and the whitewater is consistent class IV or IV+. 


Rapid Descriptions


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Matt Muir
6 years ago

Why is this creek not recommended? Access issues? Or what?

Gage Descriptions

This creek drains the slopes of the nearby ski resort. So despite having a small watershed, this creek benefits from the accumulated snow pack from the resort - at least December through March. Look for around 800 cfs or more in the nearby Rockfish River. Also, if a good warm rain falls on the snowpack uphill this creek can go, even if the Rockfish gauge doesn't look high enough. Of course, Stoney does run even without help from a snowpack, it just takes more rain.


Directions Description

We have no additional detail on this route. Use the map below to calculate how to arrive to the main town from your zipcode.

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Attention Virginia Boaters!

Jason Robertson

During the high waters of Spring 2003, there has been a noticeable increase in reported confrontations between boaters and property owners in Virginia. Please remember to be respectful and courteous to property owners; do not trespass; and avoid confrontation in order to preserve access in the future.

Gordon Dalton


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1202612 08/24/13 Gordon Dalton
1194106 02/17/09 Gordon Dalton n/a