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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?

Raft at Sweets Falls

This first big rapid on the Lower Gauley became known as Mash during an early 1970's descent when a boater named Sam Martin mashed his hand while running this rapid for the first time.