• river flowing through forest

    Bluestone

    National Scenic River West Virginia

Plan Your Visit

Bluestone River
A peaceful stretch of the Bluestone River
Dave Bieri
 

With a little advance planning, you can make the most of your trip to Bluestone National Scenic River. Check the links below for information to help you plan your visit, or once you are here in the area, stop by one of the nearby New River Gorge National River visitor centers and ask a park ranger to help you plan your visit or for any assistance.

Camping is not permitted at Bluestone National Scenic River, although excellent campgrounds are provided at each end of the park at Pipestem Resort State Park and Bluestone State Park. Lodging can be found at Pipestem Resort State Park.

 
Bluestone River

Bluestone National Scenic River Brochure:
Download the Bluestone National Scenic River brochure. more...

 
hiker reading trail sign

Things to Do:
Check here for information about hiking, fishing, and hunting. more...

 
ranger leading a hike

Ranger Programs:
From May through October, rangers lead guided hikes along the Bluestone River. Check here for more information. more...

 
life jacket

Safety:
Check out our safety pages for some tips on how to make your visit a safe and enjoyable experience. more...

 
Bluestone Turnpike sign

Directions:
Check here for directions to the park. more...

 
ranger leading a hike

Operating Hours and Seasons:
Check here for information on when to visit the park. more...

 
aerial tram

Fees and Reservations:
There are no entrance fees for Bluestone National Scenic River. Check here for information tram fees and permit information. more...

 
Bluestone River

Things to Know Before You Come:
Check here for park rules and regulations. more...

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