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CRG News:

2014 Tour De Coal Big Success!

June 22, 2014

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Tour De Coal information

May 10, 2014

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3rd Annual Coal River Water Festival a huge success

April 18, 2014

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CRG Welcomes New VISTA

April 18, 2014

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Coal River Group hosting education festival for Boone County schools

March 25, 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



Kevin's Lazy River Adventure, the 10.5 mile community float trip on the Big Coal River in Boone County is Saturday July 26th from 10am-2pm.

Coal River Kayak has started its rental season. To learn more about renting a kayak click "Coal River Kayak Rentals" under the "Water Trail" tab or Call 304-722-3055   ***SOLD OUT for Kevin's Lazy River Adventure 2014***

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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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