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Activities: White-water rafting, Hiking, Rock climbing, Viewing foliage
Description: A 53-mile stretch on the river that is set aside as a national park.
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make sure you stop here on the way to where ever you are going. this is a must see and if you can figure out where all the activities are, do it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Sudbury, Canada
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

make sure you stop here on the way to where ever you are going. this is a must see and if you can figure out where all the activities are, do it.

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Chester, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Worth getting off track from the main highway to admire.We visited the Gorge on our way to Charleston from Virginia and we side-tracked again to visit the New River Gorge Bridge on our way back to Virginia. If you are the outdoor type and/or adventurous, there is a lot for you to do around: hiking, rafting, camping, etc. However there... More 

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Scott Depot, West Virginia
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94 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Great place to stop at the rest areas while traveling in West Virginia. The overlooks are a little bit of a hike but worth the views. You have many options while at the New River Gorge. You may want to experience the New River from the aerial tram that is accessible from the Hawks Nest Lodge, there is a fee... More 

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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

First of all, the Visitor Center at Lansing is a must-seen for tourists. There are a number of viewing areas there and nearby. There are also a number of restaurants and outfitters in the area of the Visitor Center (especially at the Adventures on the Gorge resort area, located one exit north on Route 19). In addition to the bridge... More 

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Charleston, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The New River runs through the New River Gorge - the best view is rafting the New River. October is Bridge Day which allows visitors to stand on the single span bridge over looking the river and the gorge while people base jump from the bridge while rafters are coming down the river. This is a must see while in... More 

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Eagle Rock, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The overlook at Grandview was beautiful. A large parking lot with a playground for the kids and a picnic area. A few walking trails to explore were nice. A restroom and drink machines are available here also. The visitor center is open from 12:00pm to 5:00pm and the volunteer was very helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Went with West Virginia Adventures on a lunch trip on the lower New River. The trip was a lot of fun. The guide John Henry knew a lot of local facts and history of the new river area. It was a very safe and fun experience. I was my first time rafting and look forward to going with West Virginia... More 

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Benton, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We were on vacation to go white water rafting, but what we experienced was so much more. The area is beautiful and I can't wait to be able to visit in the fall (my favorite) and I heard from the locals it is gorgeous in the fall. Many things to do and explore.

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Centerville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Having "floated" the New River for many years, we recall the days prior to the 1977 opening of the New River Bridge, and the construction of I 77, I - 79, and I 68. It took forever to travel from Morgantown to Charleston, and much of the delay was "political." When the New River Gorge Bridge was completed on October... More 

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Reidsville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

New River Gorge Bridge is an amazing sight. The bridge is an example of real precision. Built from two mountain sides that met in the middle. Just a sight to see and he history to learn from that area, the coal mines. The bridge was opened in October (1916??) so every year they celebrate with closing down the bridge and... More 

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