Big Sandy Creek (Lower)


Class IV-V. You will find continuous class III-IV whitewater on this beautiful creek with a number of class IV and few class V drops (and one V+) thrown in for fun. Two major waterfalls punctuate this run. 5 miles. Map (pdf).


The put-in is at Rockville Bridge (Google link below).  Access from either direction includes a grave/dirt road that is potentially in poor shape. Take out at the Jenkinsburg bridge on the Cheat River (from Rockville, go south on cr 14 and 14-4 into the Cheat Canyon ). 


Whitewater, Fishing, Swimming Holes

Web resources:

American Whitewater Page

ORC Resources:

Book – “A Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to West Virginia”

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