Gauley River


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Gau·ley River

 (gô′lē)
A river rising in central West Virginia and flowing about 170 km (105 mi) southwest to the Kanawha River.
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“Taking a rafting trip this time of year is the perfect way to welcome Fall and experience the change of the seasons on the Gauley River,” says River Expeditions Owner, Rick Johnson.
River Expeditions outfits whitewater rafting trips on the New River and the Gauley River in the heart of southern West Virginia's New River Gorge National Park.
The Gauley River is a dam-controlled watershed and the scheduled fall release dates ensure optimum flows for rafting.
Several rafting companies, such as New & Gauley River Adventures (800-SKYRAFT), will cater creative trips to meet a family's needs.
West Virginia's Gauley River National Recreation Area has 11 unregulated wells, and New River Gorge National River has two.
Oak Hill, WV, August 12, 2013 --(PR.com)-- This September and October, River Expeditions features fantastic discounts on white water rafting on the Gauley River. On weekdays in September and October, enjoy Gauley Savings Galore where a purchase of a single day of rafting comes with a second rafting trip for half off.
The Gauley River is known to be one of the most intense and beautiful rafting trips in the East.
On this weekend, guests can raft down the New River on Saturday or the a combination of the New River and/ or Gauley River on Saturday and/ or Sunday, for the last time in 2013.
The Gauley River National Recreation Area in West Virginia, the Obed Wild and Scenic River in Tennessee, the Charley Wild River in Alaska, and the Colorado in Grand Canyon National Park all offer class IV and V rapids to boaters.
Thousands of river enthusiasts come to the Gauley River every fall to paddle what is considered by many to be some of the best whitewater in the country.
Throughout the spring, this national scenic river is popular among kayakers and canoeists, while rafters face some of the most challenging whitewater in the world each October when Summersville Lake is drained into the Gauley River. Those not interested in exploring the state's streams under their own power can speed up the New River onboard a 15-passenger jet boat that departs the Hawks Nest State Park Marina.