New River Gorge National River, West Virginia

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 246, 104 Main Street
Glen Jean, WV 25846

Contact: (304) 465-0508

Description: New River Gorge National River offers breath-taking views from the rim of the gorge and provides visitors with an opportunity to learn more about the cultural history of the area.

What To Do: New River Gorge National River has much to offer whether you are into outdoor activities or just want a relaxing experience. Here are the things you can do:

  • Climbing
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Picnic
  • Birding
  • Camp
  • River watching

You can also visit these places while in New River Gorge:

  • New River Gorge Bridge
  • Thurmond
  • Grandview
  • Sandstone Falls
  • Nuttallburg
  • Fayette Station Road
  • Prince

Campsites: All camping areas are located on maintained gravel roads, but are often located some distance from service stations, markets, and telephones.
The eight camping areas are:

  • Stone Cliff Beach
  • Army Camp
  • Grandview Sandbar
  • Glade Creek
  • War Ridge/Backus Mountain
  • Brooklyn
  • Thayer
  • Gauley Tailwaters

Toilets /Showers: The camping areas have limited restroom facilities.

Operating Hours: The park is open year-round.

Fees: There are no fees for camping.

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