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Gauley

National Recreation Area

You must be bold to go deep into the Gauley! Beyond the serene lake and dam, the steep landscape becomes nearly impossible to reach, except by a ride on "The Beast of the East"— a World Top 10 Whitewater River. Take her on to earn an exclusive pass to rare, jaw-dropping beauty.

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The picturesque Summersville Lake and Dam make for great family fun. To wind any further into the wilderness, you'll need a paddle. Prep for a thrill ride!


Address
Victor, WV 25938
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Things to do in Gauley

    • Fishing & Hunting

      Angle for abundant smallmouth bass or hunt wildlife in some of the best game grounds in the state.

      Locations Bluestone / Gauley / New River Gorge
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    • Stand-Up Paddleboarding

      Stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) is the trendy new watersport anyone can enjoy! It's fun and easy to learn.

      Locations Gauley / New River Gorge
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    • Whitewater Rafting

      From ripples for the kids to world-class thrills, there's a whitewater run for every skill level in the National Parks of Southern WV.

      Locations Gauley / New River Gorge
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    • Kayaking

      Paddle our scenic lakes and rivers, from the calm waters to the wild waves.

      Locations Bluestone / Gauley / New River Gorge
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