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Queen Shoals Elk River Trail Foundation

GPS Coordinates

38.470968, -81.283368

Trailer Access/Boat Ramp


Location Description

This access creates a nice float into the Town of Clendenin. It is also a trailhead for the Elk River Trail. Regardless of how you wish to travel downriver, land or water, Clendenin is a destination with food, lodging and other amenities.

Parking & Features

Gravel parking. Est. 10 parking spots. Distance to river from parking area: moderate.

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 - 4.0 mi. Turn right at the bridge onto Queen Rd. Trailhead is at end of bridge on right.


Dirt ramp to river. Large gravel rock bar under normal summer flow. Not handicapped accessible. Unrestricted hours. Ease of river access: easy. Not handicapped accessible.

Distance from Sutton Dam

76.7 mi

Distance from Previous Access

0.1 mi.

Nearest Town


Amenities In Town & Nearby

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