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Captain Thurmond’s Challenge

A multi-sport off road race including mountain biking, kayaking, and trail running. Leaving from downtown Fayetteville, WV and leading you

Cool Down This Summer with West Virginia Water Sports

With summer temperatures approaching, water sports are a perfect way to stay cool while spending time outdoors. West Virginia has

Tour de Coal

The Tour de Coal is an annual 11-mile float trip from Tornado to St. Albans, WV. Be part of the biggest flatwater kayaking event in West Virginia history! This year the event is expected to attract over 1,000 paddlers from as far away as California, Colorado, and Florida. The TOUR DE COAL begins at 10am in Meadowood Park. Saturday registration opens at 8am. Come to Meadowood Park first to drop off your kayak, and stop by the CRG River Center cabin to check in (unless you came Friday to the earlybird check-in). Then you'll take your vehicle back to Gateway Shopping Center in St. Albans and ride one of our courtesy shuttles back to the start at Meadowood Park. Early-bird Registration - $20 per person; Registration on July 17 - $25 per person; Additional t-shirts - $15 each.

Kayak the Kanawha

Bring your kayak or canoe to Daniel Boone Park and join other paddlers for a guided group river trip! For more information 304-348-6860 or email julianne.yacovone@cityofcharleston.org.

48th Annual WV Outdoor Sports Show

Come see the newest inventory of RVs, boats, and ATVs. Explore the new outdoor adventure zones for travel destinations, golfing, fly fishing, kayaking, biking, and much more. New! MedExpress Adventure Challenge Passport: Visit Adventure Challenge Stations including catch-and-release trout pond, disc golf, archery tag, first tee golf range and Cute Critter Duck Pond. Admission $7; free to children 12 and under.

48th Annual WV Outdoor Sports Show

Come see the newest inventory in RVs, boats, and ATVs. Explore the new outdoor adventure zones for travel destinations, golfing, fly fishing, kayaking, biking, and much more. New! MedExpress Adventure Challenge Passport: visit Adventure Challenge stations including catch-and-release trout pond, disc golf, archery tag, first tee golf range and the Cute Critter Duck Pond. Cost $7; free to children 12 and under.

Float to the Farm

Explore the Mill Creek Water Trail by kayak during this event. The suggested put-in site is adjacent to Rollins Lake at Evans. Dinner and a shuttle back to the vehicles will be available to those who reach the Jackson County Fairgrounds by 6 p.m. May 29 is the rain date.

Try-A-Tri

The 2nd annual event includes a run, bike ride and kayaking for students in grades 3-7 at Cedar Lakes Conference Center, near Ripley. Kids receive a participation medal and lunch will be provided. The entire event should be over by noon so you will have the rest of the day for other events! But don’t miss this opportunity for elementary and middle schoolers to experience a mini-Triathlon. Bring your helmets and tennis shoes are required. Kayaks will be provided but child may use their own. Participants must have their own bikes. First 50 kids to register receives a free Tee! Registration: http://www.millcreekwatertrail.com/try-registration/