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    National Scenic River West Virginia

Beautiful Bluestone

The Bluestone River and the rugged and ancient gorge it has carved is a richly diverse and scenic area of the southern Appalachians. Bluestone National Scenic River is preserved as a living landscape that provides an unspoiled experience for visitors and a haven for a variety of plants and animals. The park protects a 10.5-mile section of the Bluestone River in southern West Virginia.

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The Bluestone River with the Bluestone Turnpike Trail just to the right.

The Bluestone River is managed jointly by the National Park Service and the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.