The Gauley River is a 105 mi (169 km) long river in West Virginia. It is one of the most popular advanced whitewater runs in Eastern United States and attracts many people from all over the world. It merges with the New River to create the Kanawha River, a tributary of the Ohio River.
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Rafting in Icicle Creek-Snow Creek, Wenatchee, Washington USA
Icicle Creek runs through Icicle Ridge, joining the Wenatchee River. The river run starts at Snow Creek trail-head to Leavenworth Hatchery. It is 2.2 mi/3.5 km long, with a class 5 difficulty level and range from 700 to 2000 c.f.s.
The river is a great short run for expert and advanced rafting enthusiasts for a warm up before running the upper Icicle Creek or continue to Wenatchee River. The run starts through an impressive compilation of large boulders, it goes under the trail head bridge with plenty of fun rapids, holes.
Furthermore the run has a dam that is about 2 ft/0.60 m high that you should be aware of. At the end of the run, you reach the fish hatchery dam that backs up the river into a pool. Prepare to get wet in fresh, crystal clear cold water, take your gear with you, or plan an organized river trip and enjoy a fantastic white water rafting experience into the wild nature of Cascades.
How to Get to Destination
From downtown Seattle, not far from the airport, the King Street Train Station is a perfect way to get to Wenatchee. The station offers an enclosed waiting area, with restrooms, ATM and a ticket office. It is located on 303 South Jackson Street.
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