Whitetop Laurel River - Whitetop Laurel is a great creek for those looking to step up a level with their creek boating. The creek has several great rapids in the run. The creek can be broken up into two sections if one doesn't have the time to paddle the entire 12 miles. The first section is from Creek Junction to Taylors Valley and contains some drops along with some other good rapids.
The second section is from Taylors Valley to Damascus VA, this section is fairly continuous and has mainly cl II-III rapids.