The 53 miles of free flowing river and the deep gorge that surround it form the New River Gorge National River. Visitors come to the park to explore historic sites, to observe the diverse species of birds and other wildlife, and to take advantage of the many recreational experiences including white water rafting, rock climbing, and mountain biking.
More about New River Gorge
Report Lower New River State of the Watershed The goal of this report is to highlight the Lower New River’s significance to local communities and the nation, clearly define and communicate the clean water challenges facing the river, and recommend strategic actions to promote clean water in the river and its tributary creeks.
Magazine Article New and Improved Preserving West Virginia’s best-loved view.