Warm weather brings kayakers and rafters to Cheat River in droves—rapids range from Class IV to Class V. The first weekend in May, paddlers from far and wide gather here for the famous Cheat Festival.

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Review of Cheat River

Active and Adventure Review of Cheat River

Away Travel Editor: Alistair Wearmouth
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Editor Rating 4.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Canoeing,Rafting,Whitewater Kayaking
Editor Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Raft the Cheat with Blackwater Outdoor Adventures (www.blackwateroutdoors.com), whose HQ is located a few miles west of Davis in the tiny town of St. George. They also offer kayaking instruction, canoe rentals, and camping on a seven-acre site on the banks of the Cheat.

Formed at Parsons, West Virginia
West Virginia

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