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FRIENDS OF THE CACAPON RIVER

PRESERVE • PROTECT • PROMOTE

FRIENDS OF THE CACAPON RIVER

Founded more than 40 years ago, the Friends of the Cacapon River is the
only organization dedicated solely to ensuring the Cacapon River remains
one of West Virginia’s highest-quality rivers.

River Stories

In 2022, The Friends of the Cacapon River sponsored a six-part newspaper series appearing every two months about the people along the Cacapon River and their love for it.  FCR Board member Peter Wood traveled the Cacapon River watershed to interview a diverse group of folks living and working along the river. 

Recreation

The Cacapon River is one of West Virginia’s highest quality rivers. Protected by woodlands and peaceful fields, it’s waters are not polluted by industry, development or mining. So jump in and have fun with the many opportunities for water recreation! So jump in and have fun with the many opportunities for water recreation!

Riverfest

Cacapon Riverfest is an annual 2-day celebration of the river with music, food, drink, art and river fun in Capon Bridge, WV.  This year, the event will be held on Friday, June 14, 2024 and Saturday, June 15, 2024 at The River House. You can also meet fellow river-lovers, attend environmental presentations and learn more about the groups who help protect this river. 

PRESERVE • PROTECT • PROMOTE

Your Voice for the Cacapon River

Founded more than 40 years ago, the Friends of the Cacapon River is the
only organization dedicated solely to ensuring the Cacapon River remains
one of West Virginia’s highest-quality rivers.

River Stories

In 2022, The Friends of the Cacapon River sponsored a six-part newspaper series appearing every two months about the people along the Cacapon River and their love for it.  FCR Board member Peter Wood traveled the Cacapon River watershed to interview a diverse group of folks living and working along the river. 

Recreation

The Cacapon River is one of West Virginia’s highest quality rivers. Protected by woodlands and peaceful fields, it’s waters are not polluted by industry, development or mining. So jump in and have fun with the many opportunities for water recreation! So jump in and have fun with the many opportunities for water recreation!

Riverfest

Cacapon Riverfest is an annual 2-day celebration of the river with music, food, drink, art and river fun in Capon Bridge, WV.  This year, the event will be held on Friday, June 14, 2024 and Saturday, June 15, 2024 at The River House. You can also meet fellow river-lovers, attend environmental presentations and learn more about the groups who help protect this river. 

River Stories

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Riverfest 2024 Raffle Tickets

Get your raffle ticket to WIN one of 3 KAYAKS — either a Lifetime “Sit on Top” Spitfire 100, Tioga Angler Moss Green 10 or a Youth Fire Red “Shark”. The drawing for all three winners will take place at Riverfest on Saturday evening at about 7 pm. You do not need to be present to win.

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