New River Gorge National River consists one of West Virginia's heritage. It was established as a unit of the national park system. It is located in the Appalachian Mountains of Southern West Virginia, including over 72808 ac (295 km²) of land along 53 mi (85 km) of the New River from Bluestone Dam to Hawks Nest State Park.
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Rafting in Kalaritikos River, Tzoumerka, Epirus Region Greece
Tzoumerka is a relatively unexplored region that boasts picturesque villages with hospitable people, breathtaking natural landscape, lush vegetation, rushing rivers and beautiful waterfalls, that enchant visitors from the very first moment. The location is ideal for nature enthusiasts who are looking for extreme outdoor activities in a pristine and authentic area. Kalaritikos river is a tributary of the famous Arachthos river and is considered to be a brilliant choice for rafting adventures.
It is a particularly technical river, with interesting passages and amazing turns that requires strength and maneuvers third-fourth degree of difficulty, depending on the river flow and weather conditions. The descent starts from the bridge of Gogos and ends at the bridge of Plaka, the tallest arch bridge in Greece.
The length of the route is 18 km/11.2 mi, it lasts about four hours and takes you through a dense plantation, where you can admire impressive natural springs gushing from rock crevices, waterfalls, canyons and rare bird species nesting on trees. It is the absolute adrenaline rafting adventure, addressed to experienced rafters only!