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Fishing water in West Virginia for all seasons.

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Kanawha Kayak Kings !

The good KKK in this story ! On the way out of the Gorge & WV we saw a beautiful stretch of water and then noted the kayaker's disappearing from view. Stopped at the boat ramp and... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Sydney, Australia

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love going on Sunday Drives to the mountains of WV it had rained so the water was flowing great. We really enjoyed the water falls on our drive

Thank Nancy S
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

The good KKK in this story ! On the way out of the Gorge & WV we saw a beautiful stretch of water and then noted the kayaker's disappearing from view. Stopped at the boat ramp and all was revealed as they were all having a ball shooting the river drop alongside the Hydro Station. A nice little area in... More 

Thank Skeney57
Cornelius NC
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is less than a mile below where the New and the Gauley come together to form the Kanawha and this is the first major falls and also the end of any upriver navigation from Charleston. Also the site the old hydro station trying to capture the energy and force of the New River System. Best place to view the... More 

Danville, Virginia
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Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The general area (parking and shore) seemed a little sketchy, so I did not linger too long. Beautiful falls and there were some fisherman present. Plenty of parking.

Thank jennifera64
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

My mom and I go there often to fish and we love it. Lots of different fish, a beautiful view of the mountains, and it's shaded almost all day on the bulkhead wall. Yeah it's not big, but it's a nice spot to relax and fish. It does seem like there is a lot of weird activity at night though.... More 

Thank William C
Durham, North Carolina
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We already knew about this place so we stopped to buy lunch and proceeded to the falls for a picnic, chill time, and leg stretching time. The falls are beautiful and I really love the old power plant. There is no longer a beach area because of erosion but it's still a peaceful place to sit and relax.

Thank cheryl h
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

I probably wouldn't make a special trip just to go here, but if you're going by I think its worth stopping to take a picture or just look around.

Thank johndwilliams
Charleston, West Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Picturesque place to stop for a picnic or to take a picture, but not much of an area for walking around or hiking.

Thank ammeisne
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Reviewed 15 October 2014

While there is no "wow" factor to these falls, they are interesting enough for a short stop and look, and take a few pictures. There is a little road side park you can pull into and park while you get out to see the falls. The park itself isn't much, so there really is much to do here but take... More 

Thank HoosierBalls
Charleston, West Virginia
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

After just moving to WV, we had seen a couple of articles regarding Kanawha Falls. So one sunny day we decided to take the hour drive to go and visit. How disappointed we were. Do not get me wrong the falls looked lovely, but if you are going there to spend the day do not bother. From the parking lot... More 

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