Top Ten Wild Whitewater Rafting Trips

Upper Gauley

Difficulty: Class III to V

Season: September and October

Trip Length: Half day to one day

It took an act of Congress to get a regularly scheduled dam release, and there's been no looking back since. Releases are scheduled for the fall, and that's when to book a trip. There are five major Class IV+ to Class V rapids along the major Sumersville Dam to Bucklick section.

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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