Plan Your Visit

hikers looking at bridge
Hikers gaze at the New River Gorge Bridge from an overlook.

Louise McLaughlin


Places to Go

Places throughout the park that you won't want to miss.

hikers on the trail

Things to Do

Check out all of the many recreational activities available at New River Gorge National River.

bridge spanning gorge


Directions to visitor centers and other park locations.

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Visitor Centers

Begin your trip to the park by stopping at one of the park's four visitor centers.

Grandview Visitor Center

Basic Information

Basic information for trip planning including operating hours and seasons

picnic shelter

Permits and Reservations

Information about reserving shelters at Grandview and about permits and commercial use authorizations for activities and events in the park

visitor in wheel chair on park trail


Find out about accessible areas throughout the park.

Ranger hiking with visitors on a trail

Guided Activities

Find out what interpretive programs are going on in the park.



Making purchases from the New River Gorge National River bookstores supports park activities

park passes

Fees and Passes

Information about fees and park passes

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Be prepared and check the local forecast before hitting the trail or heading down the river.

Last updated: November 13, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 246, 104 Main Street
Glen Jean, WV 25846


(304) 465-0508

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