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Phone Number: 800-252-7784

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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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.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Atlanta, GA
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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Lucasville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped on our way through at the New River Gorge National River Grand View Overlook. The view is amazing and there are some trails to hike that have lots of nice surprises.

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Eaton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The visitor center here offered one of the nicest park rangers. She was so very helpful and honest. She said I could pay $$ to walk thru a Plexiglas walkway at the bridge or I could take a beautiful walk down 180 steps and get breathtaking views. I along with most people stopping there chose the 180 steps. They are... More 

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New Eagle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Beautiful views, friendly people everywhere. My husband and I renewed our vows here overlooking the gorge. Great place to relax and unwind.

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Springfield, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Many beautiful views. It's worth your time to stop. The bridge is pretty awesome itself plus all the vies of the gorge.

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Heading down to Tennessee, we had many opportunities to visit various Visitor Centers and the one at New Gorge River Bridge was exceptional. Not only did they have the usual information personnel to offer assistance, they also offered a history of the area and stunning views from the deck at the rear of the center and along a raised walkway... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We were on our way home to Ohio from North Carolina. We stopped after seeing a sign on the highway. It was well worth the side trip! So beautiful and gorgeous! We stopped at several points recommended by the ranger at the Sandstone Ranger Station. Gorgeous views. I'd love to come back and explore it more.

Thank Sheri H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

I went on a field trip and had so much fun rafting!! my entire group loved our guide, Nick! he was so nice and helpful!! the view was beautiful and there was so much to see and do!

Thank rachel k

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