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Virginia Scenic Russell Fork River
A tributary of the Big Sandy River, the Russell Fork River is a scenic series of
rapids, pools and tortuous twists. World class whitewater rafting opportunities
are available on the river running through the Breaks Canyon (Breaks Interstate
Park) below the John Flannagan Dam four weekends in October when released
from the dam create raft able water. Whitewater rating; Class III-V+, depending
on the stretch of river. Ability exists to run easier rapids or harder rapids without
running the other. Kayakers or rafters will enjoy this intense river.