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Canyon Rim Visitor Center

162 Visitor Center Road, Lansing, WV 25862
+1 304-574-2115
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Lovely Building, Great Set up, Wonderful View This Center` Has it all

The visitors center` is wonderful with views of the river and many exhibits on the history of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Linda C
Longwood, Florida
Very informative!

If you are planning to visit the New River Gorge, it goes without saying you should visit this... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
long island, ny
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162 Visitor Center Road, Lansing, WV 25862
+1 304-574-2115
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The visitors center` is wonderful with views of the river and many exhibits on the history of the area and much more. There is a gift shop and so much to do.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are planning to visit the New River Gorge, it goes without saying you should visit this Visitors Center. They have tons of brochures and the CD for the Fayette Station Road tour. The CD is free. They have also have some exhibits and...More

Thank dlmsigh
Reviewed 1 week ago

The new river. What a story, what a river. Starts here, at one of the best visitor centers I have been to...Gettysburg is still tops, but this place is close. The views of the largest single arch steel bridge is worth the stop. The quick...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the 2 hours or so that we spent at the gorge. We got there too late for the video but the ranger gave us an audio tour cd and we drove the "old route" across the New River, stopping several times to enjoy...More

Thank LarrytheBear2015
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Great place to get a break from the heat. Be sure to check out the history of the area, how the bridge was built, and the overlook from the deck off the back is great! There is also a couple of overlooks you can walk...More

Thank Brandy B
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The view from the deck in back was awesome. The bridge overlook was not impressive for me, but interesting. The exhibits were less interesting for me than the Sandstone Visitor's Center. The staff was very helpful on Gauley River NRA as the New River NSR....More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Stopped here to look around. The parking lot is large. Saw a few RVs parked. The inside is full of info about the area and the miners. Very nice to see it all explained. The retail area is full of informative books also. Sit in...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

This is where you can get some great views and a bit of history. While there you should obtain information about drives and hikes that can provide better views. They also have information about getting to some old mine communities.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The Canyon Rim Visitor Center at the New River Gorge is a great way to start your visit. Interactive and self-guided tour of the bridge and scenic overlook from various viewing platforms. Clean bathrooms, small gift shop, overlooks handicapped accessible. Walkway to lower platforms had...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you are in WV, this is a great place to get off the road and take a break. The gorge is stunning and the bridge is a marvel. Nice exhibits and a pretty little park. Take the stairs down for a good look at...More

Thank alicat067
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