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CRG News:

Coal River Group hosting education events for Kanawha County schools

May 4, 2015

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Coal River Kayak Opens May 15

May 4, 2015

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Subaru of America’s Home Town Charity’s National ‘Share the Love’ Campaign raises $8,264 to help restore the Coal Rivers

April 10, 2015

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Subaru Selects Coal River Group as the Home Town Charity for National ‘Share the Love’ Campaign.

November 20, 2014

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Cabelas Supports Coal River Group's Outdoor Classroom Project

November 20, 2014

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Support the Coal River Group!

Help support the CRG in our Holiday fundraising drive. Your membership donation helps us bring life back to the Coal Rivers!

Physical Address:

CRG Science & Education Center,
181 Pettigrew Lane (Meadowood Park)
Tornado, WV 25202

Mailing Address:

PO Box 363,
 St. Albans, WV 25177




What we do:



** We are SOLD OUT of Rental Boats for Tour De Coal 2015

Coal River Kayak will start taking reservations for the Tour De Coal on April 15 2015 and will open for the season May 15 2015.

Call 304-722-3055 for more information


Upcoming Events:


Coal River Group looks to future after its first decade

                     SEE STORY & PICTURES featured in Charleston Daily Mail HERE


                     WV DEP to help fund Coal River restoration restoration project

                               Watch news story featured on WOWKTV HERE



VIDEO: An excellent report on the restoration of the Little Coal River by the WV DEP. 

Watch  HERE


VIDEO: The Coal River Group plans for the future while respecting the past. Watch HERE








Upcoming Events:

Local River Levels:

USGS River Levels - Coal River at Tornado, WV
--Optimal paddling levels for the Little Coal River: 10.20 - 11.50
(Note: once the USGS installs a new flood gauge at Danville, these numbers will change)

USGS River Levels - Big Coal River at Ashford, WV
--Optimal Paddling levels for the Big Coal: 1.9 - 5.00 high
(If the level is below 1.9, your boat will drag bottom. Levels above 5ft can be dangerous to non-experienced boaters)

USGS River Levels - Clear Fork of Big Coal at Whitesville, WV

USGS River Levels - Kanawha River at Charleston, WV 

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