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CRG News:

Tour De Coal river event canceled for Saturday -- Plans call for re-scheduling event.

June 20, 2015

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Coal River Group hosting education events for Kanawha County schools

May 4, 2015

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Coal River Kayak Opens May 15

May 4, 2015

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Subaru of America’s Home Town Charity’s National ‘Share the Love’ Campaign raises $8,264 to help restore the Coal Rivers

April 10, 2015

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Subaru Selects Coal River Group as the Home Town Charity for National ‘Share the Love’ Campaign.

November 20, 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




All pre-registrations will be honored, so everyone who has already made their $20 donation will be eligible for the next event for no extra charge. Go to our Tour de Coal page for more information.


What we do:




Upcoming Events:


Coal River Group looks to future after its first decade

                     SEE STORY & PICTURES featured in Charleston Daily Mail HERE


                     WV DEP to help fund Coal River restoration restoration project

                               Watch news story featured on WOWKTV HERE



VIDEO: An excellent report on the restoration of the Little Coal River by the WV DEP. 

Watch  HERE


VIDEO: The Coal River Group plans for the future while respecting the past. Watch HERE








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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