• rafters paddling through whitewater

    Gauley River

    National Recreation Area West Virginia

Rivers and Streams

Did You Know?

Floating logs down the river

It took a crew of 8 to 15 loggers using two boats and necessary tackle 34 days to float 50,000 staves (logs 8 to 10 feet long and up to 40" in diameter) 27 miles from Wood's Mill to Gauley Bridge.