Weather in the Appalachian Mountains can be unpredictable and can change quickly. Always be prepared for the possibility of sudden storms. Weather in the mountains is often cooler and wetter than the surrounding area. On average, the warmest month is July. The maximum average precipitation also occurs in July.
Entrance Fees - $0.00
There is no fee to enter Gauley River National Recreation Area. Enjoy your visit!
Entrance Passes - $0.00
There is no fee to enter Gauley River National Recreation Area, so there is no need for an entrance pass. Enjoy your visit!
Canyon Rim Visitor Center
Canyon Rim Visitor Center is the closest visitor center to Gauley River National Recreation Area. The primary purpose of Canyon Rim Visitor Center is to act as a visitor contact station for area information and for interpretation of the natural, cultural, recreational, and historic values of the New River Gorge. With an estimated 300,000 visitors each year, the center provides the park with a nationally recognized facility, revealing the beauty of New River Gorge National River to the nation and the world.
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Last updated: November 17, 2016