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Queen Shoals DNR Access

GPS Coordinates

38.471787, -81.282635

Trailer Access/Boat Ramp


Location Description

Owned and operated by WV Division of Natural Resources. This is a very popular access spot and is the last access in Section C of the Elk River Water Trail. Section K starts immediately on the downstream side of the bridge and has additional parking, a river access and is an access to the Elk River Trail.

Parking & Features

Gravel parking. Est. 15 parking spots. Distance to river from parking area: short. Additional parking and river access available at the end of Queen Bridge.

Directions From I-79

From I-79 exit 19 (Clendenin) (7.8 miles): Head south on US-119 S/Spencer Rd to Clendenin - 2.5 mi. Turn left onto WV-4 N/Elk River Rd. In 4.0 mi., turn right at the bridge onto Queen Rd. Across the bridge (about 100 feet), turn left on to River Haven Rd. Launch will be on the left in about 315 ft.


Area closed 10pm to 6am except for fishing and boat launching. Concrete ramp to concrete/timber boat slide and dirt carry down. Ease of river access: easy. Not handicapped accessible.

Distance from Sutton Dam

76.6 mi

Distance from Previous Access

6.0 mi

Nearest Town


Amenities In Town & Nearby

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