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Beautiful Spot

Years and years I was a commercial guide on a canoe trip from Hinton WV to Thurmond WV. We camped... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Louis S
Bradenton, Florida
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Beware of Road Construction

The falls are beautiful and worth the trip but at this time the road is being reconstructed and is... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Jefferson City, Tennessee
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Years and years I was a commercial guide on a canoe trip from Hinton WV to Thurmond WV. We camped overnight at the falls. It was, and still is, spectacular! Access road is being repaired so be patient, and there is quite a bit of...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The falls are beautiful and worth the trip but at this time the road is being reconstructed and is gravel. We did not know the road was under construction until we got there and since we went specifically to see the falls we continued. The...More

3  Thank bugandmuscles
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Your journey to view the falls will require some driving time, but it will take you along two of the park's most scenic roads. Please note: River Road, the primary access to Sandstone Falls, is currently under construction. Expect delays of 30 minutes or more...More

Thank rescueagreyhound
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here to get a good view of the falls but walked away disappointed. You cannot see the falls from the lookout point due to tons of saplings and branches in the way. The path to get closer is only made of dirt and...More

Thank RueMU
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Don't try to get the picture if you are not physically able to get down to the bottom and back up. It is steep and muddy.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

It takes time getting there on the road under construction. 18 miles from the visitor center to crossing the bridge then 9 miles to the falls. Rough one way with construction stops. One you get there they are beautiful and has a nice board walk....More

1  Thank klsportsmom
Reviewed November 14, 2017

These falls are not high, (don't expect Niagara) but instead are a series of wide falls on the New River near Hinton, WV. The road to the falls is rough in some places but is under repair and will be quite nice when finished. There...More

Thank wv_travelersX3
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

The road is under repair and will be very nice when complete! Road is not in horrible condition, but in places you must take it slow. The drive is worth it. Nice clean boardwalk area. Can walk down to New River.

Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

I visited on this beautiful fall day and it was well worth the trip. I will say that if I had not read the Trip Advisor reviews about the horrible road I might have either assumed I'd done something wrong or turned around because it...More

Thank PeggyB3719
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Such a pretty place! The falls aren't high as you might imagine, rather they break over a series of low rock ledges that spread and curve out over the river. Imagine a baby Niagara. There's a boardwalk that affords you an easy walk to view...More

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June 18, 2018|
Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
If there was any, I did not really notice it.
Tammy H
July 6, 2017|
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Response from kitten4762 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely won't be done anytime soon. Like a previous poster said, probably not even this year. The road is narrow and really rough in some places but it's certainly passable. There were many different kinds of vehicles... More
Debbie N
June 27, 2016|
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Response from Ray-n-Sol | Reviewed this property |
We noticed quite a few folk fishing.