New River Gorge CVB | 800-927-0263
You’re one stop shop for everything within the New River area. Lodging. Activities. Restaurants. The New River CVB has you covered.
Lost World Caverns | 304-645-6677
Descend 120 feet below the Earth’s surface into a vast wonderland of stalactites and stalagmites. Lost World Caverns, discovered in 1942, is a truly magical place for both young and old.
The annual New River Birding & Nature Festival (est. 2002) takes place in and around the New River Gorge National River in the heart of the upland, hardwood forests identified by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology as a crucial stopover habitat for the continued survival of a variety of species including Golden-winged, Blue-winged, and Swainson’s Warblers and highlights over 100 bird species on a variety of birding tours. A friendly outdoor vacation for everyone, the week long event features daily guided birding and nature excursions in a wide range of habitats, expert speakers and world-class instruction from the finest collection of guides, tasty food and a back-porch atmosphere unmatched by any other birding festival. Preregistration is required. Proceeds go the the nonprofit Fayette County Education Fund, Inc. providing local youth with leadership training and environmental education.
Visit Southern WV | 800-VISIT-WV
Stop in and see the Southern WV experts for recommendations on the area’s lodging, dining, activities and so much more. The knowledgeable staff of Visit Southern WV is conveniently located off I-64 and I-77 at Tamarack and at their office, 1408 Harper Road, Beckley.
Cathedral Cafe | 304-574-0202
“Come hang out at the former church converted into an artsy, relaxed hangout for coffee & eclectic American fare. With a loyal following of locals as well as the best coffee in town and all homemade desserts, soups, salads, pastries and more. Breakfast & Lunch 7 days, Dinners on Fridays & Saturdays. Fine wine & cider menu. Full mimosa and bloody mary bar.”
Chestnut Creek Campground | 304-574-3136
34 Campsites plus large group accommodations with advance booking. All sites have a picnic table plus a fire ring and provide a natural private setting. Utility hookups are not available.
Pro River Outfitters | 304-575-5252
Outdoor adventure specialist and PRO owner, Bobby Bower has more than twenty years exploring the mountains and fashioning adventures in West Virginia. As an expert river guide, professional angler, arm-chair historian and native West Virginian you will be in good hands with Bobby. When you call PRO, Bobby talks to every trip planner to schedule logistics that best suits your time and needs. Customized fishing trips leaving daily. fly or spin trips, jet boat tours, family friendly, equipment included.