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    Gauley River

    National Recreation Area West Virginia

Contact Us

By Mail
P. O. Box 246
Glen Jean, WV 25846-0246

By Phone
Headquarters (304) 465-0508
Canyon Rim Visitor Center (304) 574-2115
Sandstone Visitor Center (304) 466-0417

By Fax
(304) 465-0591

By eMail
NERI Interpretation

Did You Know?

Eastern hellbender

The eastern hellbender is a rare salamander that is found in the Gauley River Gorge. They can reach over two feet and length and weigh up to five pounds. Hellbenders require clean, cool streams with many large rocks scattered on the bottom.