Other Area Attractions
There are so many things to do in our New River Gorge area that it’s almost impossible to list them all. Here are a wide variety of options, information, and links to help you plan your most successful West Virginia getaway vacation ever.
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Official website of the Fayette Country Chamber of Commerce. Network with area businesses.
New River Gorge CVB
Official website of the New River Gorge Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. Encouraging domestic, national and international travel throughout the year.
Aerial Park and Bridge Walk
Introducing TimberTrek Aerial Adventure Park This park offers an extensive selection of aerial adventure. Our area’s newest way to PLAY WILD offers 5 courses of varying difficulty from mild to wild.
New River Gorge Bridge Walk Tours Are Now Open. Try something completely new – walk across the New River Gorge Canyon on a 24 inch wide catwalk, secured by safety harnesses, 850 feet above the river. It’s literally a “breathtaking” experience.
Bridge Day – on the New River Gorge Bridge
Official website of the New River Gorge Bridge Day. Bridge Day is the largest extreme sports event in the world held annually on the third Saturday in October in Fayette County, West Virginia. Hundreds of BASE jumpers and nearly 80,000 spectators are expected to attend the event.
Ambush Paintball on the Gorge
Experience paintball in the heart of the New River Gorge. Included in this new adventure are 2 battlefields with 2 different themes. If this is a first time for paintball or if you forgot your stuff at home…don’t worry – everything you need to play is at the course with our sister company down the road.
Sports enthusiasts have been golfing in West Virginia for over 120 years, and it’s no wonder. Mother Nature plays a big part in the way the links are designed. If you want a level playing field, they are available, but there’s nothing like playing on a mountain course. The locals provide interesting color at the clubs, and in just in case you need them, the courses are all located near other family attractions.
- Brier Patch Golf Links, Beckley, WV: 304-253-4653 Home of the 642 yard par 5 “THE BEAST”. Route 19 South to Exit 44.
- Bridge Haven Golf Course, Fayetteville, WV: 304-574-2120
- Love golfing in beautiful places? Be sure to check out our Golf Getaway Packages!
Most West Virginia lodging is located near horseback riding outfitters. This means that employees know the owners personally. If you want a vacation that is diverse and well-coordinated, you won’t be disappointed in a wilderness adventure that includes modern cabins booked by reservationists who are familiar with the area. They can give you information, talk to you about packages, and book your activities for you from people they know.
Horseshoe Creek Riding Stable
Located 1/2 mile off US 19 on Smales Branch Rd. 4.5 miles North of the New River Gorge Bridge, Hico, WV.
304-658-3218 Fun For Everyone HCRS offers Trail rides, pony rides, carriage rides, riding lessons, birthday parties and Weddings. When you book a ride with them and stay at our cabins, they will come pick you up for your ride.
Rock climbing in West Virginia is an avid sport. People travel from all over the world to climb the bare faces of the mountains that overlook the beautiful scenery of the mountain state. If you love sport climbing, then you will want to visit the New River Gorge. It is accessible for novices and experts, thanks to the great trainers that let adventurers of any skill level enjoy the sport of rock climbing.
Hard Rock Climbing Services
Beginner, intermediate and advanced
Great trails can be found the New River Gorge area as well as the state parks. Trail maps can be obtained at the New River Gorge Bridge Visitor’s Center located on Route 19 at the bridge: 574-2115
More info here
Mountain Biking: Trails & Rentals
New River Bike & Touring:
574-2453 or 800-890-2453
Beginner to advanced trails
Marathon Bicycle Company, Fayetteville, WV
Lost World Caverns, Lewisburg:
Organ Cave, Ronceverte, WV:
Jet Boat Rides
New River Jetboats
Blue Smoke Salsa at Ansted
award winning salsa and gift baskets:
Daniel Vineyards, Beckley, WV
Kirkwood Winery, Summersville, WV
Baseball “WV POWER”
Class A Affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers
Charleston, WV: 344-BATS