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CRG News:

3rd Annual Coal River Water Festival a huge success

April 18, 2014

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CRG Welcomes New VISTA

April 18, 2014

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Coal River Group hosting education festival for Boone County schools

March 25, 2014

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Coal River Group VISTA takes new job in Washington DC

March 20, 2014

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Coal River Group announces Five Year Plan

January 11, 2014

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Support the Coal River Group!

Help support the CRG in our Holiday fundraising drive. Your membership donation helps us bring life back to the Coal Rivers!

Physical Address:

CRG Science & Education Center,
181 Pettigrew Lane (Meadowood Park)
Tornado, WV 25202

Mailing Address:

PO Box 363,
 St. Albans, WV 25177



  • The 2014 CRG Fundraising Campaign is underway! We are raising money for the Coal River Group's first paid staff person, and we need your help. See our Donation page for more details.

 What We Do:


Upcoming Events:

Local River Levels:

USGS River Levels - Coal River at Tornado, WV
--Optimal paddling levels for the Little Coal River: 10.20 - 11.50
(Note: once the USGS installs a new flood gauge at Danville, these numbers will change)

USGS River Levels - Big Coal River at Ashford, WV
--Optimal Paddling levels for the Big Coal: 1.9 - 5.00 high
(If the level is below 1.9, your boat will drag bottom. Levels above 5ft can be dangerous to non-experienced boaters)

USGS River Levels - Clear Fork of Big Coal at Whitesville, WV

USGS River Levels - Kanawha River at Charleston, WV 

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