Mad River Canoes For Sale !

By Coal River Group | August 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Mad River Canoes For Sale !

Mad River Canoes ! $500 each Two 16ft. One 14ft.

Van for Sale ! $1000

By Coal River Group | August 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Van for Sale ! $1000

1995 GMC VAN 9 Passenger New Tires, Battery and Starter !

Lower Coal Poker Float- Kayak Event

By Coal River Group | August 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Lower Coal Poker Float- Kayak Event

Joe Linville Elected to the Coal River Group Board of Directors

By Coal River Group | July 21, 2017 | Comments Off on Joe Linville Elected to the Coal River Group Board of Directors

7/20/17 News Release Subject: Joe Linville elected to the River Group Board of Directors Kris Radford, President of the non-profit Coal River Group, has announced that the Board of Directors has elected Joe Linville, a resident of Madison, WV, as a member of the group’s Board of Directors. “Joe is a kayaker, a community leader…

Grab And Go Kayak Rentals !

By Coal River Group | May 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Grab And Go Kayak Rentals !

WV DEP to help fund Coal River restoration project

By Coal River Group | February 22, 2017 | Comments Off on WV DEP to help fund Coal River restoration project

Watch news story featured on WOWKTV HERE VIDEO: An excellent report on the restoration of the Little Coal River by the WVDEP. Watch HERE

Exciting News! Download the new Coal River Water Trail App

By Coal River Group | October 19, 2016 | Comments Off on Exciting News! Download the new Coal River Water Trail App

Visit the Apple App Store, the Android App Store, or Google Apps Check out the new Coal River Water Trail Website!

Here are the links to two great articles featured in the Charleston Gazette

By Coal River Group | August 6, 2016 | Comments Off on Here are the links to two great articles featured in the Charleston Gazette

Sunday Perspective: Prepare for next emergency by learning from the last Bill Currey: Eyes on the river to turn these towns around

Upcoming Events


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  • Waggin Tails Chili Challenge - Nov 5th
  • Christmas Party - Dec 15th

Local River Levels

USGS River Levels
Coal River at Tornado, WV -- Optimal paddling levels for the Little Coal River: 10.20 - 11.50

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

River Levels
Danville WV

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