The Rivers

Precision Rafting Expeditions provides rafting and kayaking trips on 11 different rivers in the Western Maryland and West Virginia area. Please select a river below to find out more information about that river and to see the trips we run on that river.

The Upper Yough River

The Upper Yough River

CLASS: 3-5
GRADIENT: 50 (3.5@115) per mile
VOLUME: 620 -1500 cfs
SEASON: April through October
SCENERY: Wild and Scenic
TIME: 3-5 hrs
LENGTH: 9.8 Miles

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Top Yough River

Top Yough River

CLASS: 4-5
GRADIENT: 100 per mile
VOLUME: 300 - 600 cfs
SEASON: April through October
SCENERY: Wild and Scenic
TIME: 2-3 hrs
LENGTH: 3.5 Miles

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North Branch of the Potomac at Barnum

North Branch of the Potomac at Barnum

CLASS: 1-3
GRADIENT: 35 ft per mile
VOLUME: 800 -2000 cfs
SEASON: April through October
SCENERY: Lush and green , big mountains
TIME: 3-5 hrs
LENGTH: 6 Miles

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North Branch of the Potomac at Kitzmiller

North Branch of the Potomac at Kitzmiller

CLASS: 3-5
GRADIENT: 60 per mile
VOLUME: 1400 - 2800 cfs
SEASON: April through October after big rain events
SCENERY: Wild and Scenic
TIME: 5 - 7 hrs
LENGTH: 13 Miles

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The Cheat Narrows River

The Cheat Narrows River

CLASS: 1-3
GRADIENT: 20 ft per mile
VOLUME: 300 -6000 cfs
SEASON: April through October
SCENERY: Roadside river with giant boulders
TIME: 3-5 hrs
LENGTH: 4 - 6 Miles

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The Upper Big Sandy River

The Upper Big Sandy River

CLASS: 1-4
GRADIENT: 4 miles @ 10 ft, 2 miles @45 Ft
VOLUME: 600 cfs - 4000 cfs
SEASON: April - early June
SCENERY: Rural and Wild
TIME: 3-5 hrs
LENGTH: 6 miles

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The Savage River

The Savage River

CLASS: 3-4
GRADIENT: 75 per mile
VOLUME: 850 -1200 cfs
SEASON: April through October
SCENERY: Wild and Scenic
TIME: 2-3 hrs
LENGTH: 5.5 Miles

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The Little Sandy River

The Little Sandy River

CLASS: 3-4
GRADIENT: 40 ft per mile
VOLUME: 630 -2500 cfs
SEASON: April - May
SCENERY: Wild and Scenic
TIME: 2-4 hrs
LENGTH: 10 Miles

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The Bear Creek River

The Bear Creek River

CLASS: 3-4+
GRADIENT: 70 per mile
VOLUME: 600 -1200 cfs
SEASON: April through October
SCENERY: Rhododendron close forest
TIME: 1-2 hrs
LENGTH: 3.75 Miles

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The Cheat Canyon River

The Cheat Canyon River

CLASS: 3-5
GRADIENT: 30 ft. per mile
VOLUME: 850-6000 cfs
SEASON: April - June
SCENERY: Wilderness remote canyon
TIME: 5-7 hrs
LENGTH: 11 miles

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The Lower Big Sandy River

The Lower Big Sandy River

CLASS: 4 - 5
GRADIENT: 2 miles at 30 ft per mile, 4 miles at 80 ft per mile
VOLUME: 500 -1200 cfs
SEASON: April - May, summertime after rain storms, Fall
SCENERY: Extremely remote , Beautiful pristine hardwood forests
TIME: 5-6 hrs
LENGTH: 6 miles

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