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Bluestone Dam to Sandstone Kayak & Canoe Touring on the New River

Bluestone Dam to Sandstone Info
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Put In:  Bluestone Dam
Take Out:  Sandstone
Difficulty:  Class I , Class II , Class III , Portage
Gradient:  10 fpm
Run Length:  11 miles
Current Streamflow:  5970 cfs @ 12/14/2016 01:45 PM - NEW RIVER AT THURMOND, WV, reading taken from USGS
Good Level:  2-3'
Streamflow Comments:  Dam Controlled
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Primary Season:  Runs all year
Permit:  None
Hazards:  Scout all class III falls in the last 4 miles of the run. Sandstone Falls is a mandatory portage.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Location:  In the Mid-Atlantic (WV), of

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Southeastern Kayak Clubs
  • Burned Out Canoe Club
  • West Virginia Wildwater Association