What To See, Where To Go
New River Jetboat Tours Take the tram into the Gorge and go to the dock; climb on board "Miss M. Rocks." Your captain will take you upstream on the World's second oldest river, to the New River Gorge Bridge towering 876 feet above you. The ride is 6 miles long and takes approximately 25 to 30 minutes.
New River Gorge, West Virginia Travel Information It’s a map to your time off. The New River Gorge is a place for families. For groups. For couples. There's adventure to be found here. Relaxation, too. You've found an outdoor playground. It's deciding what to do that's the hard part. Almost anything you can think to do outside is a good fit for a vacation in the West Virginia mountains.
Fayette County Chamber of Commerce Our mission is to serve as the voice for the business community, providing leadership and vision that encourages a favorable business environment and economic expansion, while adhering to principles of well planned growth that will further enhance the quality of life in Fayette County.
Bridge Day Festival Held annually on the third Saturday in October in Fayette County, West Virginia, USA. This festival, the state's largest, is all about living. Our setting, the New River Gorge, is one of the world’s oldest places, and BASE jumping is one of the world's most cutting edge sports. Above the famous white water rafting on the New River, jumpers, rappelers, and thousands and thousands of onlookers gather for the state's biggest party of the year.
New River Hummingbird Festival Celebrating Ruby-throated Hummingbirds: From Your Yard to Costa Rica and Back! Held annually in August with Bill Hilton Jr.: master bander, hummingbird expert, Consulting Director of New River Birding & Nature Center, one of Discover magazines “50 Best Brains in Science,” and local gardening expert Terri Johnson of Honeysuckle hill Gardens in Oak Hill.
New River Fall Birding Weekend Limited to twelve guests, this up-close weekend in October offers a unique opportunity to work closely with Bill Thompson, III and the New River Birding & Nature Center staff to enhance birding skills and cultivate new friendships while "Hawk Gawking" and "Warbler Watching."
Celebrate the Spirit of the New! at the New River Festival in August featuring a film festival, live music, puppet parade, field trips, clinics and Sunday you can choose to go down the New River on a rafting trip that benefits the Clean Water Alliance...