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Tea Creek to Three Forks Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing Trip on the Williams River

Tea Creek to Three Forks Info
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Put In:  Tea Creek Campground
Take Out:  Three Forks of Willams Bridge
Difficulty:  Class III
Gradient:  55 ft/mi
Run Length:  11 miles
Flow Information (phone):  Gauley and Cranberry River gauges give an approxim
Good Level:  400-1,000 cfs
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April
Permit:  None presently required.
Character/Similar To:  Small river with busy Class II-III whitewater below 800 cfs. At high flows the Williams offers continuous Class III-IV whitewater with big hydraulics and several big holes.
Hazards:  Fast water with few eddies. Hells Portal rapid.
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,raft
Land Ownership:  Mixed
Wilderness:  No
Camping on River:  Several campgrounds in the area including the Tea Creek Campground located at the put-in.
Location:  In the Mid-Atlantic (WV), 104 miles East of Charleston
Shuttle Logistics:  Put-in: WV 150 (Highland Scenic Highway)provides easy access to USFS 86 which parallels the river, just above Tea Creek. Put-in at Tea Creek Campground.
Take-out: Anywhere along the parallel USFS 86 shuttle road.

Other Resources

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