- The 25 miles of free-flowing Gauley River and the 6 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 VI rapids making it one of the most adventurous whitewater boating rivers in the East. Both rivers also provide excellent fishing and hiking opportunities. LIMITED FEDERAL FACILITIES.
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Gauley River National Recreation Area, c/o New River Gorge National River, P.O. Box 246
, Glen Jean, WV, 25846-0246, Phone: 304-465-0508
Additional Information: West Virginia
- This small eastern state encompasses vast nationally-administered lands that provide excellent accessibility to many recreation pursuits. West Virginia is teeming with historical, natural and cultural resources.