Gauley River National Recreation Area is managed and administered by the staff of New River Gorge National River. More information is available at the website for New River Gorge National River.
Laws & Policies: Check here for park regulations and policies.
Did You Know?
High-energy rivers are an ecological driving force for some plant communities. Gauley River is an excellent example of a high energy system which supports rare plant species and their communities. Rare plants here include Virginia Spiraea, Appalachian Blue Violet, and Balsam Squaw-weed.