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New River Gorge National River
Hinton West Virginia National Park


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NameNew River Gorge National River
Brief DescriptionNational Park
TypeAttraction
CategoryNational Park
DescriptionA rugged, white water river, flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent.

Located in southern West Virginia, New River Gorge National River was established in 1978 to conserve and protect 53 miles of the New River as a free-flowing waterway.

This unit of the National Park System encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River between the towns of Hinton and Fayetteville. The park and surrounding area are rich in cultural and natural history, with an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.

Phone 1(304) 465-0508
Phone 2(304) 574-2115
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Websitewww.nps.gov/neri/index.htm
Last Updated1/23/2013
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New River Gorge National River - Hinton, WV 25951

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5 StarsExcellent!I have camped at the beginning of the New River near Sandstone Falls. This is a beautiful river and the falls have a boardwalk from the road back to a beautiful view of the falls. The one thing that keeps me coming back to this area are the nice people. The fishing was good. I have only been in the area near Hinton but the landscape and beauty is just wonderful.Elderly male11-19-08
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