America’s Newest National Park: New River Gorge

Located in Fayetteville, West Virginia, the newest national park in America highlights the natural beauty of the longest and deepest river gorge in the Appalachians. New River Gorge National Park is a mecca for enthusiasts of hiking, whitewater rafting and base jumping, and it’s also a lovely place to relax and enjoy the diverse flora and fauna that make their home in the gorge.

Watch our latest travel segment on The Daily Refresh (WTVC-TV, ABC television), then check out the links below to plan your own adventure in New River Gorge!

Babcock State Park our choice!
Chestnut Creek Campground
National Park Service Primitive Campsites
Rifrafters Campground

If you’re not into camping, then check out the Historic Morris Harvey House Bed & Breakfast.

Restaurants and Breweries
Bridge Brew Works
Cathedral Cafe
Fat Eddie’s at the Dam
Freefolk Brewery
Pies & Pintsour rafting guide’s favorite!
Secret Sandwich Society
Southside Junction Tap House
The Burrito Bar at Breeze Hill

ACE Adventure Resortour river rafting guides!
Bridge Day
New River Bikes & Touring Co.

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You can also see our other posts from visits to parks around the U.S.

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