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Millville to Sandy Hook Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Shenandoah River

Millville to Sandy Hook Info
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Put In:  Millville
Take Out:  Sandy Hook
Difficulty:  Class II , Class III
Gradient:  20 ft/mi
Run Length:  7 miles
Good Level:  920-5,000 cfs
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Permit:  None presently required.
Character/Similar To:  Series of ledge drops that diagonally span the river providing plenty of entertainment. At moderate flows this section is similar to sections of the New River and at high water it's powerful and dangerous with large holes in place of the ledges.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Wilderness:  No
Location:  In the Mid-Atlantic (WV), 316 miles Northeast of Charleston
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: Reached by driving west on Harpers Ferry on US 340 and turning left at the first interchange to Millville. Put-in at the pumphouse at river level.

Take-out: Located at the Potomac Wayside Area at the Virginia end of the US 340 Bridge.

Towns near Millville to Sandy Hook Kayaking

Harpers Ferry West Virginia
Rowlesburg West Virginia

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