Everyone at New River Gorge National River is committed to providing you with the best possible experience during your visit and safety plays a big role in making it a positive one.
Taking time to plan and prepare for your visit will better ensure that it is a safe and enjoyable time. Look over the following items to better understand some of the possible hazards and safety issues you may encounter at New River Gorge.
Did You Know?
The New River is a very popular warm water fishery. The West Virginia state record for length of Smallmouth Bass - 25.5 inches and 7.5 lbs - was caught in the New River in 1976.