Gauge Description:

230 cfs is about the minimum for the top part. It has a rock bottom in the first few miles and the last few miles. You could possibly float this stretch lower but the beginning and end would be scrapy. Since it is mostly flatwater, you could run this part as high as you feel comfortable. The last rapids stretch could reach Class 3 with good water.

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
BLACKWATER RIVER AT DAVIS, WV
usgs-03066000 230 - 2000 cfs I-II(III) 01h16m ~ 757 cfs (running)

gauge graph
RangeWater LevelDifficultyComment
0 - 230 cfs extremely Low-barely Low I-II(III) gauge is important or has warning
230 -2000 cfs barely runnable-high runnable I-II(III) gauge is important or has warning

Reports give the public a chance to report on river conditions throughout the country as well as log the history of a river.

When River/Gauge Subject Level Reporter
8y279d13h44m @Blackwater Wildlife Preserve to Davis [WV] CVI Rapids low runnable level Justin Sharick
9y236d21h06m Canaan Valley, WV [WV] Put in below 49 cfs n/a n/a