Trips

Little Coal River

Little Coal River

  Little Coal River: 

  • Madison City Park
  • Danville Community Center
  • Donald Kuhn Juvenile Center
  • Big Earl's Campgroud
  • Boone County Water Park
  • Little Coal Campground

Little Coal River

Trip L-1 9.5 miles

 Madison City Park, WV Rt. 17 to Donald R. kuhn Juvenile Center on Corridor G (U.S. Rt. 119) 9.5 miles, trip may be shortened to 6 miles by putting in at the Danville Community Center on Lick Creek- across river from Danville. Put-in, Madison City Park 38 03' 32"/ 81 50' 30" Take-out, Donald R. Kuhn Juvenile Center. 38 08' 12"/ 81 50' 12"

Trip L-2 7miles

Donald R. Kuhn Juvenile Center to Little Coal River Campground U.S. Rt. 119 to Boone County Water Park, U.S. RT 119 drift is 5 or 7 miles depending on which side of the Waterways Park you take out on. Put-in, Donald R. Kuhn Jouvenile Center. 38 08' 12" / 81 50' 12" Take-out, Boone County Water Park. 38 10' 52"/ 81 50' 54"

Trip L-3 14.5 miles

Boone County Water Park north access ramp in campground U.S. Rt. 119 to underneath Corridor G bridge (unimproved access), approximate 15 mile trip, 4 to 5 hour float. Put-in, Boone County Water Park north. 38 10' 52" / 81 50' 54" Take-out, Corridor G U.S. Rt. 119. 38 15' 57"/ 81 49' 16"

Trip L-4 3 miles

Corridor G bridge at U.S. Rt. 119 to Lions Park, Alum Creek- Lincoln County, Rt. 8 Put-in, Corridor G at U.S. Rt. 119. 2nd put-in at Lock 4 Launch- 2 miles to Alum Creek put-in. 38 15' 57"/ 81 49' 16" 1st take-out, Lock 4- one mile 2nd take-out, Lions Club- three miles 38 17' 54" / 81 48' 36"

 

Big Coal River

Big Coal River

Big Coal River:

  • Sproul
  • Dartmont
  • Paytona Beach
  • John Slack Park
  • Boone County Transfer Station
  • JM Protan Community Center
  • Whitesville

Big Coal River

 Trip B-1 11 miles

Whitesville water intake to Orgas Community Center, WV Rt. 3. This is approximately 11 miles. Put-in, Whitesville behind funeral home. 37 58' 18"/ 81 31' 40" Take-out, Orgas, Community Center 38 03' 52"/ 81 34' 31"

Trip B-2 13.25 miles

Orgas Community Center to John Slack Park, Racine- WV Rt. 3, 11 mile trip may be shortened to 10.25 miles by put in at Boone County Transfer Station. Put-in, Orgas, Community Center. 38 03' 52" / 81 34' 31" Alternate put-in Fosterville dog pound. 38 04' 35" / 81 35' 59" Take-out, John Slack Park, Racine. 38 08' 14" / 81 39' 02"

Trip B-3 10.5 miles

John Slack Park, Racine, WV Rt. 3 to Dartmont Ballpark, Boone County, Rt. 1/1. Trip may be shortened to 7 miles by put-in at Peytona old Rt. 3 bridge. Put-in, John Slack Park, Racine. 38 08' 14" / 81 41' 00" Take-out, Dartmont Ballpark, Boone County Rt. 1-1. 38 11' 48"/ 81 43' 38"

Trip B-4 6.5 miles

Dartmont Park, Boone County Rt. 1/1 to Sproul Road Launch. Trip is 6.5 miles. Caution at Brier Creek trestle left line is dangerous. Portage right. Dartmont 38 11' 48"/ 8143' 00" Sproul Launch 38 14' 46"/ 81 46' 44" Sproul Road access via Corridor G to county Rt. 18 (Brounland Rd. to Sproul Rd.)

Trip B-5 4 or 6 miles

Trip begins at Sproul and continues 4 miles to Lock 4 Launch or 6 miles to Alum Creek Lions Club Park take out. Lions Park, Lincoln County Rt. 8 38 14' 46"/ 81 46' 44"

 

Coal River

Trip C-1 6.75 miles

Lions Park at Alum Creek, Lincoln County, Rt. 8 to Upper Falls, Tornado, Kanawha County, Rt. 9/1. Public access at Meadowood. Danger at dam. Put-in, Lions park, Lincoln County Rt. 8. 2nd put-in at Lock 4 Launch- 38 17' 54"/ 81 48' 36" Take-out, at Tornado Bridge, Meadowood Park. Portage now available at dam.

Trip C-2 6 miles

Public access behind playground at Meadowood. Trip is 6 miles to the upper shoals at the Lower Falls area on the west side of the Coal River. Look for the last small island (Historic log boom) structure and prepare to take out at ramp. Put-in, Meadowood Park, Tornado. 38 20' 34"/ 81 50' 26" Take-out, Lower Falls. 38 22' 45"/ 81 51' 26"

Trip C-3 6 miles

Lower Falls Kanawha County, Rt. 60/2 to St. Albans is 6 miles. Take out site near Gateway Shopping Center in St. Albans, in the area adjacent to the Rt. 60 bridge. Put-in, Lower Falls. 38 22' 45" / 81 51' 26" Take-out, Gateway Shopping Center. 38 23' 29" / 81 50' 29"

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