Craig Creek - 5.5 mile canoe/kayak float 

Craig Creek is an incredibly beautiful shallow creek that meanders its way through lush vegetation. It is best paddled in the fall or spring, or after a significant rainfall. This section is a 5.5 mile float with minor ripples.


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Author: RoanokeOutside
Date: 15 Sep 2009 11:28:44 AM
Source: Trimble Outdoors on my Verizon phone
Activity: Paddling
State: Virginia (VA)
Distance: 5.45 mi  (Change units)
Survey Elevation: Total Gain: 385 ft
Total Loss: 413 ft
Net Change: -28 ft
Difficulty: 1 / 10
Tags: Canoeing, Fishing, Kayaking, New Castle, tubing, Virginia
Rating: Unrated   Rate it

Craigs Creek is an incredibly beautiful shallow creek that meanders its way through lush vegetation. It is best paddled in the fall or spring, or after a significant rainfall.

  • Scenic canoe and kayak
  • Fishing
  • Tubing
Wilderness Adventure at Eagle Landing is located at the take out for this run and allows parking. They can also provide canoe, kayak, or tube rentals and provide shuttle service. Need a guide - they can provide that too.

Directions to take out
  • 311N to New Castle
  • Turn right on Rt. 615E for 5 miles. At mile 4 you will pass a right turn to Rt. 614 (this takes you to put in - see below)
  • Bear right onto Rt. 610 for 2 miles to Wilderness Adventure
Directions to put in
  • 311N to New Castle
  • Turn right on 615 East for 4 miles
  • Turn right onto 614 and follow to 2nd bridge (over Craig Creek)

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Distance: 5.45 mi Points: 50
Total Time: none Speed: 0.0 mph Pace: 0:00 / mi
Active Time: none Speed: 0.0 mph Pace: 0:00 / mi

Points of Interest

Put in at Rt. 614

Location: 37.535594, -80.042825

Take out at Wilderness Adventure

Location: 37.557030, -80.026946

Kayaking on Craig Creek

Location: 37.555533, -80.025229

Fly Fishing on Craig Creek, VA

Location: 37.547299, -80.012269

Canoeing on Craig Creek, VA

Location: 37.532803, -80.040164

Tubing on Craig Creek

Location: 37.552539, -80.021625


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