Hotels in and near Charlottesville, Virginia:
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.
Whitewater Rivers near Charlottesville, Virginia:
, 2 miles away Hardware River - North Fork, Albemarle
Class II-V - 6 miles long (Route 708 to Route 20)
, 5 miles away Hardware River - South Fork, Albemarle
Class II-IV - 7.5 miles long (Route 631 to Hardware River)
, 9 miles away Rivanna River, Albermarle
Class II - 4 miles long (Charlottesville to Shadwell) I'm about to go on a feild trip with some nice guides.I have never canoed before.Wish me luck! Excited Rivanna canoer...
, 13 miles away Buck Mountain Creek, Albermarle
Class II - 9 miles long (Route 610 to South Fork of Rivanna R)
, 14 miles away Moormans River, Albemarle
Class I-III - 13.5 miles long (Charlottesville Reservoir to Free Union) We went down the Moormans from Millington to 601, on Saturday, April 29. The USGS guage was at about 4. 0 and the water was at the zero on the bridge ...
, 14 miles away Rivanna River - North Fork, Albemarle
Class II - 12 miles long (Advance Mills to Route 29) This section of river is only runnable during high water and you will be walking during a typical July. Hit it when it is high and you'll have some f...
, 15 miles away Lynch River, Albermarle
Class II-III - 6.5 miles long (Shady Grove to North Fork of Rivanna River)
, 16 miles away Hardware River, Fluvanna
Class I-II - 12 miles long (Temperance Wayside to James River)
, 16 miles away Roach River, Albemarle
Class II-III - 6 miles long (St. George to North Fork Rivanna River)
, 19 miles away Slate River, Buckingham
Class I-II - 9.5 miles long (Diana Mills to James River) Please be aware that the whole section of the Slate River is privately owned. There are no public inputs on this river. Check with property owners b...
, 21 miles away Paul's Creek, Nelson County
Class V+ - 0.5 miles long (Waterslides)
, 21 miles away South River - Rapidan Tributary, Greene
Class II-III - 9 miles long (Rt. 638 to Route 619)
, 22 miles away South River, Waynesboro City / Rockingham
Class I-II - 25 miles long (Waynesboro to Lynnwood)
, 24 miles away Stoney Creek, Nelson
Class IV - 0.8 miles long (Peggy's Pinch to Route 751)
, 24 miles away Shenandoah River - South Fork, Page/ Rockingham
Class I-II - 30.5 miles long (Elkton to Luray) Great Canoeing river, not much excitement for a whitewater enthusiast. But bring the kids and the dog, it's a really scenic river that's runnable most...
, 25 miles away Conway River, Madison/Greene
Class II-III - 13 miles long (Rt. 667 to Rapidan River and Route 29 Bridge)
, 26 miles away Rucker Run, Nelson
Class II-III - 4.3 miles long (Route 653 to Tye River) There is currently no public access to this stretch of water. You need to get permission from landowners to putin and takeout....
, 28 miles away Rockfish River - South Fork, Nelson
Class V - 3.2 miles long (Wintergreen to Beech Grove)
, 28 miles away Back Creek - South River Tributary, Augusta
Class II-III - 9 miles long (Sherando Lake to South River) Just get there today and was really disappointed. Not enough water to ride a kayak. I wonder when it is possible. The river is narrow and shallow. You...
, 29 miles away Rapidan River, Greene/Madison
Class II-IV - 15 miles long (Shenandoah National Park to Route 29)
, 29 miles away White Oak Run, Madison
Class V+ - 3 miles long (White Oak Fire Road to Lower White Oak Canyon Parking Lot)
, 29 miles away Tye River, -blank-
Class -blank- - 8 miles long (Route 654 to James River) There is currently no public access to this stretch of water. You need to get permission from landowners to putin and takeout....