Together we can restore, preserve, and enjoy the beautiful Piney Creek Gorge in Beckley, WV.

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PCWA’s mission is to support the West Virginia outdoor culture by working to improve, protect, and promote the amazing natural qualities of the

Piney Creek Gorge.

If you enjoy hiking, biking, climbing, or paddling within Raleigh County or the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve we invite you to get involved with our association! 

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Have you seen the OUTDOOR RECREATION opportunities in the Piney Creek Gorge? We are updating most of the wooden bridges on our mountain biking trails AND rock climbing season is in full swing!


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  • 2021 Volunteer Fingerling Trout Stocking
    May 01, 2021, 10:00 AM
    Beckley, Jersey Ave, Beckley, WV 25801, USA
    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Please join Southern WV Chapter Trout Unlimited and Piney Creek Watershed Association to help stock brown trout fingerling into Piney Creek on May 1st at 10am.
  • April 2021 Litter Clean Up
    Sat, Apr 17
    Apr 17, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:45 AM EDT
    Beckley, 243 Wilkes Rd, Beckley, WV 25801, USA
    Come Help beautify Beckley and the Piney Creek Gorge!
  • Piney Creek Volunteer Trail Work Day
    Apr 10, 2021, 10:00 AM
    Beckley, 243 Wilkes Rd, Beckley, WV 25801, USA
    Come help expand Piney Creek Trail network!
  • March Litter Clean Up
    Sat, Mar 13
    Mar 13, 2021, 10:00 AM – 12:05 PM
    Beckley, 1 Tamarack Pl, Beckley, WV 25801, USA
    Hello! We are hosting a spring litter cleaning event in partnership with Fayette Prevention Coalition and New River Health! Please bring gloves and boots! We will be meeting at the main entrance of the Beckley Tamarack at 10am. Once there we will drive together to the clean-up site!
  • Litter Clean Up
    Sat, Nov 21
    Elevation Sports
    Nov 21, 2020, 10:00 AM – 1:05 PM
    Elevation Sports, 2978 Robert C Byrd Dr, Beckley, WV 25801, USA
    We will be picking up litter from the green space behind Elevation Sports in downtown Beckley at 10 am on Nov 21st.
  • Trail Work Day
    Sat, Nov 14
    YMCA Soccer Complex- Ship Rock
    Nov 14, 2020, 10:00 AM
    YMCA Soccer Complex- Ship Rock , 243 Wilkes Rd, Beckley, WV 25801
    We will be getting together to clear leaves from the trails behind the soccer complex and begin work on a new project, "The Piney Creek Nature Trail".

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