i0nized wrote:My buddy and I are taking our wives - they haven't kayaked on moving water before (just lakes). I'm having a tough time figuring out which stretch to take them on that's not too long (under 6 miles) and not full of rapids.
Any float recommendations? Grove Hill to Newport, Alma to White House, White House to Massanutten and Simpson to Front Royal sound ok, but lack of good descriptions / maps make it hard to select the right one. Edited to add - flat water is ok especially if toothy critters are roaming
BMP wrote:The Grove Hill float is long, has a class II if I remember right, and has 3 miles or so of AFW (awfully flat water) plus a no fun portage of a major dam. Same issues with White House to Massanutten, but add in lots of power boats on the lake. Yuck, thank you no.
kayakist wrote:As you first approach the State Park there is a dirt/stone take out on the point downcurrent on right. As I recall it is about 40 yards to parking lot from there. I now have a family situation that prevents me from attending. Hope to see y'all some other time.
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