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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
Phone: (304) 465-0508 Mail:

Things to do in Gauley

    • Boating

      Wander the waters, from river to lake!

      Locations Bluestone / 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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    • 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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    • Climbing & Rappelling

      The New River Gorge National Park is a world-renowned climbing destination, and you can also scale the cliffs on the shoreline at Summersville Lake.

      Locations Gauley / New River Gorge
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