• rafters paddling through whitewater

    Gauley River

    National Recreation Area West Virginia

Management

a crowd gathers to watch rafters run the rapids
 

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.

 
rafters running the rapids

Laws & Policies: Check here for park regulations and policies.

Did You Know?

Reinactment at Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park

The battle of Carnifex Ferry, fought on Tuesday, September 10, 1861, in the opening days of the Civil War, is said to have had a profound influence upon subsequent political and military history in West(ern) Virginia.