The Cheat River is a 78.3-mile-long (126.0 km) tributary of the Monongahela River in eastern West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania in the United States. Via the Monongahela and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed, ultimately draining into the Gulf of Mexico.
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... Cheat Canyon — also called Cheat River Canyon or Cheat River Gorge — is a 10-mile long, forested canyon of the Cheat River at the western edge of the Allegheny Mountains in ...
... The Cheat Canyon section of the Cheat River (from Albright to Jenkinsburg, West Virginia), which features Class IV rapids (and Class V rapids at upper levels), has ... of every year, paddlers gather from many states to attend the Cheat Festival ... A very popular whitewater race—the Cheat River Race—takes place in the 10-mile (16 km) Cheat Canyon on the Friday of that weekend ...
... This article refers to the Cheat River tributary in Pennsylvania and West Virginia ... For the similarly named river that forms the border between Kentucky and West Virginia, see Big Sandy River (Ohio River) ... before crashing down the mountainside and reaching its confluence with the Cheat River at the abandoned town of Jenkinsburg ...
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