Kayaking in West Virginia
Guide to Kayaking in West Virginia
No matter what kind of kayak(s) you have, there's a place to go in West Virginia! Intense whitewater or peaceful paddles, you can find just that or something in between in West Virginia! Here are a few popular paddling destinations in West Virginia:
- New River
- Gauley River
- Cheat River
- Shenandoah River
Kayaking Locations In West Virginia
If you want to plot your own route, check out all paddling locations in West Virginia! Search thousands of put-in and take-out locations on our Paddling Locations Map and be sure to download the Go Paddling app where you can save favorites or create and share a float plan!
Plan a Kayaking Trip in West Virginia
Over the years, many of our paddlers have paddled throughout West Virginia and were so generous to share their paddling experiences with us in a community trip report. Read a few examples of West Virginia community trip reports below:
Connect with Paddlers in West Virginia
Are you looking to connect with other paddlers about going kayaking in West Virginia? Check out the Paddling.com Message Boards for resources to help you get started.