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    Gauley River

    National Recreation Area West Virginia

Fees & Reservations

There are no entrance or user fees at Gauley River National Recreation Area.

For information on special use, business, and filming permits, go the Permit Information page.

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.