2019 Meet the Cheat Events


June 1, Meet the Cheat Community Paddle, Rowlesburg, WV – Register Here!

Come “Meet the Cheat” with us at the 4th annual community paddle in Rowlesburg, WV on June 1st, 2019. Join Friends of the Cheat, the Upper Cheat River Water Trail, and Blackwater Outdoor Adventures for another lazy day on the water. We’ll meet at 10:00am at the Rowlesburg Park – and put on the river at 11:00am. $30 per kayak – $45 per canoe. $10 registration fee to those with their own gear. Shuttle will be provided, thanks to Blackwater Outdoor Adventures! Stick around afterwards for lunch and NEW this year, lawn games with Preston County Parks and Recreation Commission!

June 8, Meet the Cheat Community Paddle, St. George, WV – Register Here!

Float the Upper Cheat River Water Trail from Holly Meadows to St. George. Meet at Blackwater Outdoors Adventures at 10am to conserve parking spaces and get a shuttle to the put-in. (If you have your own boat, drop it off at the put-in first, then come back to BOA to catch the shuttle.) Launch by 11am to join the floatilla. Then join the paddling after-party at BOA’s take-out around 3pm. Live music, refreshments, and plenty of friends to share your big fish stories with around the campfire.