Best things to do in New River Gorge National Park & Preserve

New River Gorge National Park and Preserve is a unit of the United States National Park Service designed to protect the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia in the Appalachian Mountains.

1. CANYON RIM VISITOR CENTER AND OVERLOOKS

To get to the lower overlook, you will walk down 178 steps (and later, back up), but it’s worth it if you want a better view of the New River Gorge Bridge.

2. DO YOU DARE? THE BRIDGE WALK

The New River Gorge Bridge is one of the highest bridges in the USA. For one of the most thrilling experiences in the park.

3. VISIT THE PARK ON BRIDGE DAY

4. HIKE THE ENDLESS WALL TRAIL

5. THE HEADHOUSE TRAIL & CONVEYOR TRAIL

6. NUTTALLBURG MINE SITE

7. Go Back Even Farther in Time

8. LONG POINT TRAIL

9. FAYETTE STATION ROAD

10. GO WHITEWATER RAFTING ON THE NEW RIVER

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