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New River Gorge Bridge

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Address: U. S. Route 19, Fayetteville, WV
Phone Number: 304-465-0508
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Common Stop for This Beautiful View!

My family and I always stop to take a glance at the beautiful area when we're in the area! We've been there during all the seasons and every time it was just as beautiful. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Megan M
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I always stop to take a glance at the beautiful area when we're in the area! We've been there during all the seasons and every time it was just as beautiful. There are stairs that take you down so you can see the bridge at all different angles. Also roads under the bridge that you can drive... More 

Thank Megan M
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stopped here on way to Florida in Nov what an awesome view of the gorge and bridge. good place to stop if you are driving hwy 19 great place also to walk your dog, small gift shop staff is very friendly and washrooms are good

Thank Rickie D
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106 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recommend visiting in the winter months, as it was not busy, the scenery was spectacular, and if you dress for the weather, the hiking is awesome!

Thank Dave S
Greenville, SC
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happened to be coming back through WV along this route at Christmas time. Just so happened that it was 75 degrees out, so that didn't suck! What a great roadside attraction. If you're heading up or down Rte. 19 through WV, do yourself a favor and check out this engineering marvel!

Thank jdsharc
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by over the holidays. No crowds, very clean and very easy to find. Welcome center was closed but trails were open. Definitely worth taking the old single lane road to the bottom and seeing the river and the bridge from below.

Thank 19Bigdaddy66
Temple Terrace, Florida, United States
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31 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This isn't really a "destination" but it's pretty cool. My engineer hubby and STEM minded kids were gung ho to see this on our WV road trip. It was a beautiful time of day to see it too, which was a bonus. Sadly, the visitors center was closed which was a bummer for my bladder. It put a smile on... More 

Thank ESW_TT
Toronto, ON Canada
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40 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were tipped off to stop and see this bridge on our journey from Toronto Canada to Charlotte NC. It is simply magnificent. If I hadn't stopped, I would have never known from the view from the road. We stopped and crossed the highway going south and then stopped again going Northbound (easier). The view is FREE!

Thank whatdelayindustries
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We have driven over the bridge many times and finally decided we had to check out the Canyon Rim Visitor Center. The center has a short boardwalk on the trail to the bottom of the Gorge. The first observation deck is very close taking only a minute or two to walk. It's a great view of the Bridge. The back... More 

Thank Albert008
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Wow...what a cool place. We were there early Sunday morn on January 3, 2016. Hardly anyone there. The staff in the visitors center were GREAT as well as was the center itself. We walked down to the bridge view and it was well worth it. We drove on to Hailey Bridge via 16N and the ride was stunning, many places... More 

Thank Mark C
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Driving 19 is a scenic ride and a stop off at the bridge overlook is well worth the break from the road. Easy parking & access to the overlook. You can see for miles and it's a great way to really enjoy the true size of the structure.

Thank Jane O

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