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    National Scenic River West Virginia

Fees & Reservations

There are no entrance fees. To access Bluestone National Scenic River from Pipestem Resort State Park, there is a fee for the tram ride from the rim to the river.

For information on special use, business, and filming permits, go to our Permit Information page.

Did You Know?

Kayak running small drop on the river

The upper Bluestone River is a popular whitewater run during higher springtime flows. This upper is rated Class III-IV and is for experienced boaters. The lower section is suitable for beginning paddlers.