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New River Gorge National River Park

Rank: 66 9 Activites Email: neri_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 0.17 miles

A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. The park encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.

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Gauley River National Recreation Area Park

Rank: 204 4 Activites Email: neri_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 0.17 miles

The 25 miles of free-flowing Gauley River and the six miles of the Meadow River pass through scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide variety of natural and cultural features. The Gauley River contains several class V+ rapids, making it one of the most adventurous white water boating rivers in the east.

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Bluestone National Scenic River Park

Rank: 293 8 Activites Email: neri_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 0.17 miles

The Bluestone River and the rugged and ancient gorge it has carved is a richly diverse and scenic area of the southern Appalachians. Bluestone National Scenic River is preserved as a living landscape that provides an unspoiled experience for visitors and a haven for a variety of plants and animals. The park protects a 10.5-mile section of the Bluestone River in southern West Virginia.

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Midland Trail National Park

Phone: (800)-225-5982 Distance: 14.18 miles

Begin at the State Capitol and travel through Malden, boyhood home of Booker T. Washington. Then continue through white-water mountain country and the breathtaking scenery of New River Gorge and Hawks Nest State Park. On the eastern end, encounter colonial Lewisburg, and the oldest golf course in the US.

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Kanawha River - London Pool National Park

1 Activites Phone: (304)-442-8422 Distance: 21.76 miles

Provides a navigable channel to the head of navigation on the Kanawha River and principally serves the coal mines in that area. Located near Montgomery.

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Big Draft Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.13 miles

The Big Draft Wilderness now contains a total of 5,144 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 2009 the Big Draft Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Roaring Plains West Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.13 miles

The Roaring Plains West Wilderness now contains a total of 6,792 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 2009 the Roaring Plains West Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solit...

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Spice Run Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 23.13 miles

The Spice Run Wilderness now contains a total of 6,030 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 2009 the Spice Run Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Bluestone Lake National Park

11 Activites Phone: (304)-466-1234 Distance: 24.60 miles

Bluestone Dam spans the New River, forming Bluestone Lake, the third largest lake in West Virginia. With a 2,040 acre surface area, the lake provides boaters, water skiers, and fishermen with great recreational opportunities. The State of West Virginia operates Bluestone State Park with cabin rentals, picnicking and camping facilities. Also, a swimming pool, gift shop, two boat ramps, and a marina...

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Summersville Lake National Park

12 Activites Phone: (304)-872-3412 Distance: 24.74 miles

Noted for its spectacular cliffs and white water on the Gauley River. Near Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, a Civil War battlefield. On WV 129 at Mt. Nebo, 3 mi W of US 19.

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Kanawha River - Marmet Pool National Park

3 Activites Phone: (304)-949-1175 Distance: 31.60 miles

Provides a 9-ft navigable channel on the Kanawha River extending 15 miles to London Dam. Located at Belle, WV.

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R.D. Bailey Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (304)-664-3229 Distance: 43.31 miles

Beautiful lake in rugged terrain with visitor center overlooking the lake and many recreational opportunities.

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Coal Heritage Trail National Park

Phone: (855)-982-2625 Distance: 44.18 miles

Wind through mountains and valleys showcasing America's remarkable industrial heritage. The region commemorates the history and culture of the coal industry and the impact it has had on the physical and social environment. Numerous resources line the corridor, including coal company towns, tipples, railroad structures, and reclaimed mining lands.

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Peters Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 45.37 miles

The Peters Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 4,531 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Peters Mountain Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ag...

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Washington Heritage Trail National Park

Phone: (304)-264-8801 Distance: 46.45 miles

Follow the footsteps of George Washington through West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle and a landscape rich in historic, natural, and scenic resources. Mountains and valleys, rivers and springs, vestiges of bygone industries and five picturesque 18th-century towns highlight a rural retreat combined with rich cultural attractions.

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Mountain Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 51.39 miles

The Mountain Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 16,511 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. Virginia contains approximately 13,790 acres. West Virginia contains approximately 2,721 acres. In 1984 the Mountain Lake Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraord...

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Kimberling Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 51.72 miles

The Kimberling Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 5,805 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Kimberling Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ...

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Cranberry Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 53.54 miles

The Cranberry Wilderness now contains a total of 47,815 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of West Virginia. In 1983 the Cranberry Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...

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Highland Scenic Highway National Park

Phone: (304)-846-2695 Distance: 55.13 miles

Travel through a wild and undeveloped portion of the Monongahela National Forest. Hardwood forests cover rolling, mountainous terrain capped by dark spruce at high elevations. Traverse a narrow and steep-walled valley with views of clear mountain streams. Sights include Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, Summit Lake, and Falls of Hills Creek.

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Sutton Lake National Park

10 Activites Phone: (304)-765-2816 Distance: 56.51 miles

With 40 mi of shoreline, this lake attracts fishing and boating enthusiasts. Located in the wooded hills of central West Virginia, the project office is 1 mi E of Sutton, off I-79.

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Shawvers Run Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 57.45 miles

The Shawvers Run Wilderness now contains a total of 5,686 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1988 the Shawvers Run Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...

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Kanawha River - Winfield Pool National Park

5 Activites Phone: (304)-586-2501 Distance: 58.49 miles

One of the essential navigation projects on the Kanawha River, used primarily for the shipment of coal and chemicals for the large industrial complex of Charleston.

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Blue Ridge Parkway

Rank: 2 9 Activites Phone: (828)-670-1924 Email: peter_givens@nps.gov Distance: 58.76 miles

A Blue Ridge Parkway experience is unlike any other, a slow-paced and relaxing drive revealing stunning long-range vistas and close-up views of the rugged mountains and pastoral landscapes of the Appalachian Highlands. Protecting a diversity of plants and animals, the Parkway meanders for 469 miles, providing opportunities for enjoying all that makes this region of the country so special.

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Blue Ridge National Heritage Area Park

9 Activites Email: Peter_givens@nps.gov Distance: 58.76 miles

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area is a place unlike any other on Earth, where ancient landscapes enchant the eye and age-old traditions warm the heart. The distinctive landscape of the North Carolina mountains and foothills combined with the region's living traditions of craft, music, agriculture and Cherokee heritage create a wealth of natural and cultural treasures unmatched in our country.

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Beartown Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 61.82 miles

The Beartown Wilderness now contains a total of 5,609 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In 1984 the Beartown Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...incre...

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