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    Gauley River

    National Recreation Area West Virginia

Wild and Wonderful

The 25 miles of free-flowing Gauley River and the six 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 white water boating rivers in the east.

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Did You Know?

Allegheny woodrat

The Allegheny woodrat, found in the Gauley and New River area, has the distinction of being designated endangered or threatened in more states than any other American rodent