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 Gauley River, Vector, West Virginia USA
West Virginia is commonly known as the Mecca of whitewater. During its course, Gauley River offers 650′ vertical drop and more than 100 major rapids. Lower Gauley River Rafting and Upper Gauley River Rafting offer intense Class III-IV, V and Class VI to V respectively and breathtaking views. Known as one of the ten top rivers for rafting in the world, whitewater enthusiasts come from all corners of the earth to experience this amazing activity.
For those who tend to live every second of their life in an extreme way, Upper Gauley River is all they need. Here you will be able to feel what Whitewater Rafting means. It includes five consecutive Monster rapids. Insignificant, Pillow Rock, Lost Paddle, Iron Ring and Sweet’s Falls. The Upper Gauley River requires a lot of enthusiasm and flexibility. The Lower Gauley River offers rapids similar to Lower New River, but in a quantity significantly greater.
So, take a deep breath and get ready to feel the ultimate adventure from the most suitable place, with the most exciting activity.