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Address: WV
Phone Number: +1 800-252-7784

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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Beautiful Sites

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Richmond, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia
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393 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
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 

Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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Lucasville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

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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