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New River Gorge Bridge

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Address: U. S. Route 19, Fayetteville, WV

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Gorgeous day

Beautiful views and great landmark. Easy hike to the overlook at the visitor center. Then we went down to hike the endless Wall hike, breathtaking views of the river

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Woodbury, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The bridge is big and truly a wonder. Views from the Visitor Center are very good. The walk down the steps warns you that it is more difficult to come back up. It wasn't bad, we did stop halfway because I was getting warm. I would have been fine if I weren't dressed so warmly. The entire National River is... More 

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Woodbury, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Beautiful views and great landmark. Easy hike to the overlook at the visitor center. Then we went down to hike the endless Wall hike, breathtaking views of the river

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Fredonia, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I love that you can get great pictures of the bridge and the scenery isn't bad either. There are enough paths at the visitor center to give you a chance to stretch your legs on the long trip from the north to the south. The paths (wood with steps) are well maintained. The visitor center was well maintained and the... More 

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Grayling, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Spectacular! We went down to West Virginia to go white water rafting and did the Royal Gorge Bridge hike. I highly recommend you doing this if you're in that area, it's an amazing view!

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Marion, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We didnt have much time to explore the area , but the little time we did we were impressed! The overlook views are amazing , would love to go on a hike next time we are passing through. Definitely stop , convenient and easy walk to overlooks! Beautifulllllll!!!

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Winston Salem
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The history of this bridge abounds and unfolds as told by the guide as you walk under this bridge over the New River Gorge. It's a heady experience but not scary. And most of all, it's a beautiful 3/4 mile walk across. Meander, question, and enjoy the beauty. (Thanks to our tour guide, Hillary, for a wonderful afternoon.)

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Just stopped on the way back from Beckley. Beautiful! - and got a workout climbing back up the stairs from the lowest overlook point! We'll be back in the summer when there is more to do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The New River Gorge Bridge is impressive from below as well as from the overlook. Free. Can drive down to the bottom of the gorge cross the river on another bridge and usually drive back out on another road. The day we were there got to the bottom and the exit back out was blocked off due to a mudslide.... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We went to the visitors center, which is just before the bridge itself, and you can hike down about 100 steps towards the river, with beautiful photos available. Apparently this span is one of the longest suspension bridges in North America. Very impressive. Worth going to the visitors center.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The park surrounding the bridge was well maintained and clean. It looked like a great place to stop in for a break from the road, a walk with the dog, or a picnic lunch.

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