• 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?

Allegheny woodrat

The Allegheny woodrat, found in the Gauley and New River area, has the distinction of being designated endangered or threatened in more states than any other American rodent