1,800-acre lake provides ideal conditions for crappie, channel and yellow perch, bass, walleye, catfish and panfish. Try the tailwater fishing pier for walleye and sauger at dark when they begin feeding. Located about 25 minutes from Morgantown. (Take U.S. Rt. 119 from Morgantown to Point Marion, PA, turn right after crossing the Cheat River and […]
The Cheat Canyon is a premier Spring whitewater run with over 30 rapids Class III or better. Enormous boulders build a spectacular river that ranges from “nice and easy” to “raucous and raging,” ideal for kayaking, canoeing and whitewater rafting. Also known as “Wonderfalls” by the locals. The Cheat River Watershed is the largest free […]
Discover the best whitewater rafting on the Cheat River in Northern West Virginia! Also check out our Rock Climbing, Wild Caving and Paintball programs. Class V whitewater rafting on the spectacular Cheat Canyon and Big Sandy, Class III whitewater rafting on the Cheat Narrows and family style rafting all summer long. Wild to mild. Kids and group […]
Cheat Lake boat and watercraft rentals and cruises.
The 128-mile river is a series of locks and dams that make up one of the nation’s oldest continuously operating slackwater river navigation systems, enabling boaters to navigate northward from Fairmont, WV to the city of Pittsburgh. There are two public boat ramps: Fort Martin and Star City.
Fun on the water for all ages and skill levels is available at the family-owned Padlz Canoe & Kayak Rentals. The flat waters of the Big Sandy River and the small Bruceton Lake provide views of wildlife and perfect shores to make a picnic.