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Spanishburg to Eads Mill Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Bluestone River

Spanishburg to Eads Mill Info
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Put In:  Spanishburg
Take Out:  Eads Mill
Difficulty:  Class II , Class III
Gradient:  20 ft/mi
Run Length:  7 miles
Current Streamflow:  256 cfs @ 12/14/2016 02:00 PM - BLUESTONE RIVER NEAR PIPESTEM, WV, reading taken from USGS
Flow Information (phone):  US Army Corps of Engineers; 304-529-5127.
Good Level:  4-10 feet
Season Comments:  February, March, April
Permit:  None presently required.
Character/Similar To:  Solid intermediate run with ample opportunity for play with a series of drops and some big hydraulics.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  National Park
Wilderness:  No
Location:  In the Mid-Atlantic (WV), 88 miles Southeast of Charleston
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: Spanishburg is found on US 19. Take the Camp Creek exit from West Virginia Turnpike (I-77) and follow US 19 South to where Rich Creek joins the Bluestone.

Take-out: Eads Mill can be reached by driving upriver on CR 3 up from US 19 at Camp Creek.

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