Collage of New River Gorge National Park

New River Gorge National Park: Insider Information You Need

America’s newest National Park, the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, established in 2020, covers over 72,000 scenic acres along the New River in West Virginia.

The park is known for its incredible beauty and recreational opportunities, including hiking, camping, mountain biking, kayaking, SUP,  fishing, rock climbing, white-water rafting, hunting, and even base jumping . 

The New River Gorge is a unique geological formation that cuts through the Appalachian Mountains and offers dramatic views. The river is one of the oldest in North America and is one of the world’s premier destinations for white-water rafting.