Gauley River National Recreation Area
Experience adventure on the whitewater rapids that pass through scenic gorges and valleys on the 25 miles of free-flowing Gauley River.
These 25 miles of the Meadow River pass through scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide variety of natural and cultural features. The Gauley River contains several class V+ rapids, making it one of the most adventurous whitewater boating rivers in the east.
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