White Water Rafting

W.Va. Tourism Growth Depends On Access To Flights

Airports are the cornerstone for the economic development and vitality of any region. As a key part of West Virginia’s transportation system, a viable airport network is the catalyst for state access to the national and worldwide marketplace.

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Navigating Wood, Whitewater And The Art Of Paddle Making

Appalachia boasts some of the wildest rivers on the East Coast, including the Gauley, the Youghiogheny, and the New River. And though whitewater paddling is now popular in the region, it wasn’t long ago that paddlers first started exploring these rivers, designing their own gear and even building their own paddles. Inside Appalachia Folkways Corps Reporter Clara Haizlett spoke with some of these DIY paddle makers about their love for the craft and perhaps more importantly — their love for the water.

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Whitewater Rafting Traffic up in West Virginia Last Year

West Virginia's whitewater rafting industry saw a 3 percent increase in visitors last year compared to 2014.State Division of Natural Resources figures…

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