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Upcoming Events

Steering Committe Meeting
04 Sep 2018 7:30 PM •
Blue Stallion Brewery Loft
610 W. Third Street Lexington, KY 40508

BWA Gathering At Tawney Farm For Gauley River Opening Weekend
07 - 09 Sep 2018 •
Tawney Farm
286 Arnette Road Summersville, WV 26651

Monthly Meeting
11 Sep 2018 7:30 PM •
Rock House Brewing
119 Luigart Ct, Lexington, KY 40508

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Big South Fork 249cfs
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Elkhorn, N. Fork 55.3cfs
Elkhorn, S. Fork 40.7cfs
Gauley 2060cfs
Hickman Creek ???cfs
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Russell Fork Haysi 150cfs
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Bluegrass Wildwater Association

Formed in 1976 and now a 200+ member club of human-powered watercraft enthusiasts, the BWA is based in the Lexington, KY area. We have kayakers and canoeists of all ages and ability levels. Want to know more about us and our activities? Click here.


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BWA Gathering At Tawney Farm for Gauley
The annual BWA gathering to kick off Gualey season will be September 7th - 9th. Getting on the Gualey early in the season keeps the summer paddling feeling going as fall approaches. The venue at Tawney farms provides for a party to be remembered. Live music Friday and Saturday night will abound and the folks from the east will crank up the "Not Swiss Fest" for a don't miss party.

Gauley Fest 2018
If you don't make opening weekend then you better not miss Gauley fest! This is the premier river party in the south east. It has great water, great food and fantastic gear shopping!! Also, don't forget to volunteer to work the festival and continue the good club Karma. For all the latest info check out the AW page.


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 HI: 70.6°F  (12:00a)
 LO: 63.9°F  ( 5:56a)
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 MONTH: 1.13 in
 YEAR: 17.27 in
 SUNRISE: 6:21a    SUNSET: 8:50p
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