Plan Your Visit

Kayaker watching a second kayaker navigate through rapids
Kayakers navigate through whitewater

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With a little advance planning, you can make the most of your trip to Gauley River National Recreation Area. Check the contents of this website, contact the park, or once you are here in the park, ask the friendly park rangers to help you plan your visit. Stop by one of the nearby New River Gorge National Park and Preserve visitor centers or headquarters for assistance.

Reminder: ATV and ORV use is prohibited on all federal lands within Gauley River National Recreation Area.


Last updated: August 6, 2021

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Gauley River National Recreation Area
P.O. Box 246

Glen Jean, WV 25846-0246



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