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A 53-mile stretch on the river that is set aside as a national park.

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Whitewater Rafting Lower New River Gorge WV
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New River Gorge = Sandstone Falls

This spot is easily missed as it is one way in and one way out and just off the beaten path. Don't miss it. Well worth the drive and effort. We spent hours here and had lunch... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 10, 2017
Keith W
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Canton, Georgia
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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Raised in the area of the gorge, and still look in amazement. This area is beautiful and is so stunning in fall. This area offered lots of hiking, fishing and rafting.

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2017

This spot is easily missed as it is one way in and one way out and just off the beaten path. Don't miss it. Well worth the drive and effort. We spent hours here and had lunch along the river, looking at the river, falls and the occasional trail that came by. A great set of waterfalls. The falls are... More 

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Barrie,Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Stopped here spur of the moment while on way south. Beautiful view of River Gorge and of bridge. Exhibit area was very interesting and showed a lot about local history and geography. Well worth the time to stop and visit.

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Sydney Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 564 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

We started at Grandview & Turkey Spur Outlook with the place mostly to ourselves. Good views down to the river and sadly vandals attacked the walkway at Turkey Spur ! Mindless Cretins ! Next was Canyon Rim Visitor Centre with great NP Staff, heaps of Info & a great view of the NRG Bridge. Did the loop under the Bridge... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

We stopped in and were amazed at the sites. A must see to appreciate. We'll be back in the area next year and plan to stop in again but this time spend more time checking out the sites.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We were surprised to find that the New River Gorge is part of the National Park System. Very nice visitor center, interesting movie about New River and its history, very nice trails in good condition, campgrounds, boat launch site and great road going down into the river gorge and up the other side. Well worth a stop if in the... More 

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Cornelius NC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

The New River is a contradiction. Only major river that flows North in the US. Starts in the Mountains of NC and then flows through Virginia and into West Virginia when it meets to Gauley River to form the Kanawha which in turn flows further downstream to join the Ohio. Contradiction in that in many places, it is a place... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

We only had time for a short visit. We walked to the scenic overlook and also to the visitor center. The gorge and the bridge are very impressive.

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Huber Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Loved, loved, loved!! We only got to drive across and stop at the visitors center but the views were breath taking. Wanted to drive Fayette Station Rd but unfortunately didn't have time this trip. I plan on going back to spend more time here as well as Babcock State Park which isn't far away.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

One of the ghost towns we visited was the coal mining town of Nuttallburg (you can get there by car or hiking trail). The land was originally bought in 1870 and 3 years later Nuttallaburg was shipping "smokeless" coal. Henry Ford leased the mines at one time for his steel mills. In 1958 the coal production stopped for good. All... More 

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