Stopped here to enjoy the autumn views. It is definitely worth while to stop at the New River Gorge Visitors' Center -- there are actually two visitors' centers; the one at Canyon Rim is the better.
The Visitors' Center has a short film (about 15 minutes) that plays every half hour that provides info on the geology and history of the area, along with some info on building the bridge. There is a very small museum there also (15 minutes to walk thru) and gift shop and restrooms. The Visitors' Center is worth the stop; the film is informative, but very anti-capitalist, anti-industry, anti-logging, anti-coal, anti-people, etc (all filmed with our tax dollars).
There are a couple of paths, the one to the left leads to the upper and the lower viewing points. The upper is an easy walk, but the lower point requires about 180 steps -- not bad going down, but a bit of an effort back up. Steps are wooden and well-spaced; the only negative is that the handrail is also wooden --- i.e., splinters in your fingers or hand is a risk.
Avoid visitiing on the one weekend that the bridge is closed to allow parachute jumping. Too crowded. Otherwise, it is a beautiful area and worth the stop. Although there are many photo ops, I recommend you buy the pretty postcards and instead of focusing on photos, you just enjoy the scenery.
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