Visitor Centers

 

Start your visit to New River Gorge National Park and Preserve at one of our visitor centers, where you can find maps, information, interpretive displays, and a book store. Canyon Rim Visitor Center is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm year round. Sandstone Visitor Center is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily from June through October; open intermittenetly from November through May (see below for special winter hours). All visitor centers are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day). Grandview and Thurmond Depot are seasonal visitor centers, open from Memorial Day through Labor Day, and sometimes intermittently after Labor Day depending on staffing.

At this time the all visitor centers are limited to 25% occupancy and masks are required for both vaccinated and non vaccinated visitors.

Winter Visitor Center hours 2021-2022:


All Visitor Centers will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s days.

Sandstone Visitor Center will be open on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) only for November through December. It will be closed January through spring (opening date yet to be determined).

Thurmond Depot and Grandview Visitor Center are open Memorial Day through Labor Day. Thurmond Visitor Center will be open weekends (Saturday and Sunday) for September and October. Grandview Visitor Center will be open weekends (Saturday and Sunday) for September.

 
visitors in rocking chairs admire the view

Canyon Rim Visitor Center

Canyon Rim Visitor Center sits on the edge of the gorge by the New River Gorge Bridge.

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Sandstone Visitor Center

Visit our green design visitor center in the south end of the park.

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Grandview Visitor Center

The Grandview Visitor Center overlooks the deepest part of the gorge.

railroad depot

Thurmond Depot

The seasonal visitor center at Thurmond is located in an old railroad depot.

Last updated: September 2, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

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

Phone:

(304) 465-0508

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