Start your visit to New River Gorge National River 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 daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily; closed intermittently from December through March (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.
Winter 2019-2020 Visitor Center hours:
Canyon Rim Visitor Center in Lansing will remain open seven days a week, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Visitor Centers will be closed on Christmas and New Year’s days. Sandstone Visitor Center will be closed from December 9, 2019 through May 2020.
Last updated: July 14, 2020