Class V Gauley River, WV

Upper Gauley (Summersville Dam to Mason Branch Access)

The 25 miles of free-flowing Gauley River and the six miles of the Meadow River pass through scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide variety of natural and cultural features. The Gauley River contains several class V+ rapids, making it one of the most adventurous white water boating rivers in the east.

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Whitewater at Gauley River National Recreation Area - Plan Your Visit

Wild and Wonderful Gauley River - NPS

Section Details

Fishing Yes
Manager National Park Service, Gauley River National Recreation Area
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail No
Partner Information
Description American Whitewater
Photo Credit: Photo By: Dave Bieri, NPS website