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Rowlesburg to Albright Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Cheat River


Rowlesburg to Albright Info
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Put In:  Rowlesburg
Take Out:  Albright
Difficulty:  Class II , Class III , Class IV
Gradient:  20 ft/mi
Run Length:  14 miles
Current Streamflow:  3580 cfs @ 12/14/2016 01:45 PM - CHEAT RIVER AT ALBRIGHT, WV, reading taken from USGS
Flow Information (phone):  National Weather Service, Charleston; 304-746-0180
Good Level:  260-2,500 cfs
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Permit:  None presently required.
Character/Similar To:  At low flows the Cheat offers Class III pool-drop rapids. At high flows the pools disappear and the run becomes continuous Class III-IV with two possible Class V rapids. A blend of the Lower Gauley and the New River Gorge.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Wilderness:  No
Location:  In the Mid-Atlantic (WV), 155 miles Northeast of Charleston
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: Rowlesburg City Park.

Take-out: Located approximately 200-300 yards above the Albright Power Station.


Towns near Rowlesburg to Albright Kayaking

Albright West Virginia
Confluence Pennsylvania
Harpers Ferry West Virginia
Morgantown West Virginia
Ohiopyle Pennsylvania
Rowlesburg West Virginia
Uniontown Pennsylvania
Wheeling West Virginia


Other Resources

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