New River Gorge Area Attractions
Lost World Caverns
See over a mile of passageways and spectacular formations not accessible to the general public. Knowledgeable guides will assist those with no prior caving experience or average fitness level to have the adventure of a lifetime.
New River JetboatsAll aboard! This activity is great for all age groups.
Meet Captain Rick and ride "Miss M. Rocks," a covered 21-foot jet boat, from the Hawks Nest State Park marina to see the New River Gorge Bridge, towering 876 feet above the river. It's the perfect boat ride for the entire family and the best view of the bridge.
Wild Blue Adventure Co.
Wild Blue Adventure Company
West Virginia's premier aerial adventure center. Experience the thrill of flight in an open-cockpit WWII biplane and see the New River Gorge as you never imagined it. Whether you want a smooth as silk, straight and level flight or an action packed air combat mission, we can tailor the flight to meet your needs. All major credit cards accepted.
TamarackShop in Tamarack's tranquil, breathtaking showcase of West Virginia handcrafts, where local artisans create works of art, and The Greenbrier managed food court serves memorable meals and mouthwatering desserts.
Demonstrations, book signings, musical performances, gallery exhibits and special events make every day a holiday. Experience TAMARACK: The Best of West Virginia.
Whipple Company StoreWe invite you for a fun-filled, educational tour through one of the last remaining coal camp company stores left in our country.
History from the 1890's to present day will be spotlighted as you learn of the life and times of the coal miner and his family. Experience the hand-operated elevator, the secret second floor, the ballroom, and view a silent 1938 coal camp film. Check our schedule of special events.
Open May thru Oct, 11 AM - 6 PM, closed Tuesday.
Snowshoe is a four-season mountain playground with 11,000 acres of unspoiled wilderness that offers countless opportunities for outdoor recreation, while our beautiful mountaintop Village offers the convenience and amenities you crave. In the winter months, Snowshoe is home to the best skiing and snowboarding in the Mid-Atlantic and southeast with an elevation of 4848’, 1500’ vertical drop and 255 skiable acres. The summer transforms the mountain to a world-class mountain biking destination, home to amazing summer events such as the Blues, Brews and BBQ festival and fun outdoor activities for the whole family. You Belong Up Here.
West Virginia Power
Appalachian Power Park is Charleston's summer home for affordable family fun, baseball, entertainment & more! The park is home to the West Virginia Power, Class A Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Weekly specials includes Family Buck Night on Mondays ($1.00 tickets, hot dogs, sodas, popcorn & $2.00 cheeseburgers), Turn Back the Clock Tuesdays ($2.00 draft beer & soda), Working Women's Wednesday (1/2 price wine & more), Thirsty Thursdays ($1.00 draft beer), Friday Night Fireworks, Flat Screen Saturdays (win a TV!), and Kids Run the Bases Sundays.
Group outings, birthday parties and more also available.
Full promotional schedule available at wvpower.com.
Elk River Snowboard and SkiElk River is a family owned and operated business that offers Snowboard and Ski Rentals, Demos, and Sales, conveniently located right on the Snowshoe Resort.
Elk River has been serving snowboarders longer than anyone else in West Virginia. Their convenient locations help you spend more time on Snow, not waiting in lines, and they have all of the amenities ready to get you out on the slopes and having some fun. Stop in and get to know Snowshoe's friendliest and most knowledgeable winter sports staff.
Pipestem Resort State ParkEscape to the mountains at Pipestem Resort Park.
From beautiful scenic overlooks of the Bluestone Gorge to the two lodges, vacation rental cottages, campgrounds, golf courses, restaurants, modern conference facilities, and much more, Pipestem Resort State Park has something for everyone.
Climb West Virginia’s Only Lighthouse overlooking Summersville Lake & Gauley River National Recreation Area. Visitors can climb a heart pounding 122 steps (the equivalent of a ten story building!) to see unparalleled views of West Virginia’s Largest Lake. Summersville Lake Retreat has deluxe cabins, camping and boat rentals where incredible scenery and warm hospitality meet.
NEW RIVER HUMMINGBIRD FESTIVAL
Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Native Plants
August 23-25, 2013 at Hawks Nest State Park: Discover the Ruby-throated Hummingbird’s feeding, nesting, migration, and behavior; design a hummingbird habitat in your backyard, schoolyard or nature center! Hummingbird Banding, Native Plants, Butterflies, Birds of the Gorge, Songbird Banding, presentations and demonstrations - hands-on birding and gardening fun!
Reservations required: 304-658-5212