Top Ten Wild Whitewater Rafting Trips

Russell Fork, Kentucky and Virginia

Difficulty: Class IV to V

Trip Length: One day

Season: Two weekends in October

Russell Fork is known as the most difficult commercially run river in the East. It's the home of the notorious El Horrendo Rapid. In between the times that you're defying death, don't forget to stop and look around. The scenery is staggering.

Published: 30 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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