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Lee Creek Paddle Trip

December 7, 2017

Be careful at the Lee Creek put-in, don’t get your vehicle stuck in the mud.

Remote access to Lee Creek creates a rustic paddle trip you are sure to enjoy. 

You will experience the still water and unique landscape along the waterway. From the thick foliage canopy to gorgeous blue skies.

From rock overhands to farmland and cattle, your family and friends are sure to enjoy every minute they paddle Lee Creek.

Plan a picnic lunch for this fun 5-hour paddle trip. be sure to watch for turtles, unique waterfowl, and other wildlife along the banks.

A turtle enjoying the warm weather.

Duration: 5 hours Distance: 8.6 miles No need to shuttle for this trip, the put-in and take-out are the same location.

Be careful at the Lee Creek put-in, don’t get your vehicle stuck in the mud.


Directions & Maps


Google street view showing WV-68 Southbound. Turn left at the Public Fishing Access sign. Then turn left again and continue to the end of the road.

Google Street view showing the entrance to the Lees Creek Put-in. I strongly recommend parking here near the brown sign (sticking out from behind

the tree in this photo) and carrying your boat the 100 or so feet to the stream. Conditions are often extremely muddy and its easy for cars and trucks to get stuck.

Lee Creek access, showing the muddy conditions

Lee Creek access. There are several places to put in at Lee Creek.

Put-In/Take-out: Lee Creek public stream access GPS Coordinates: 39.149061, 81.715324


Find more information about the Ohio River Water Trail – Parkersburg, WV

More trip information and the official, downloadable Ohio River Water Trail Map at

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Photo Credits: Lloyd Roberts, Brad Farr,  & Tina Lang

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