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Hawks Nest State Park

49 Hawks Nest Park Road, Ansted, WV 25812
+1 304-658-5212
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Very Neat place easy to get to right on route 60 hwy Great views of the gorge on river you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
steve k
LaPorte, Indiana

My sister and her husband were in for a family reunion from Colorado. I drove them to Hawks Nest... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pamela N
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tram ride” (19 reviews)
“jet boat” (16 reviews)
“gift shop” (16 reviews)
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49 Hawks Nest Park Road, Ansted, WV 25812
+1 304-658-5212
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Neat place easy to get to right on route 60 hwy Great views of the gorge on river you can also take a tram to the bottom from the hotel area clean restrooms easy hike to see the overlook

Thank steve k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and her husband were in for a family reunion from Colorado. I drove them to Hawks Nest and we had a great time walking around and looking at all the beauty there. If you have the chance to stop there and walk or...More

Thank Pamela N
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This was one of our first stops while vacationing in the New River Gorge area for a few days. It's a very woodsy place with a quiet atmosphere at the end of July. The lodge, like many in different state parks I've been too, seems...More

Thank TwoTripTakers
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you're in the area this is a must see. From the Mystery Hole to the Lodge and everywhere between there are some beautiful views and cool places. Be sure to take the aerial tramway down to the river from the lodge.

Thank Neal P
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The views are ok, just average. The tram ride is very short and not a lot to see. Nothing to do at the bottom. The jet boat is about 20 to 30 minutes up the river and back. You will see the New River Gorge...More

1  Thank 981keithy
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The views of "Lovers Leap" were spectacular! Very clean and well maintained park with a gift shop also. If you're in the area you should stop & take in the views

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Hawks Nest is beautiful. The views are stunning. Plan to take the tram down to the river & enjoy the river area. For an even better day, buy a ticket for the boat that goes down the river for spectacular views of the New River...More

Thank hanoibelle
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Absolutely Wonderful Views! A picture can't really capture the beauty. A great place too picnic. I'm surprised there weren't many people here on a friday.

Thank Prax-Tammy
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The day after my god-son's graduation, his mother and I packed a picnic lunch and headed out for a fun-filled day exploring Hawk's Nest State Park in Ansted. The ride there was interesting in of itself, my brand new GPS, a 2017 Garmin, kept malfunctioning...More

1  Thank MariefromGeorgia
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This relatively small state park has a huge amount to offer. We stayed at the lodge with a spectacular view of the Gorge. There are interesting trails, a boat ride, a tram down to the lake. You could spend an hour or several days and...More

1  Thank alicat067
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