4 must-try experiences in the New River-Greenbrier Valley Region

The New River Gorge region is home to some of the best West Virginia experiences. With so many to choose from, it can be hard to decide which ones are a must. Below are four experiences you should add to your list to try during your visit to this region!

1. Ride in style through Pipestem Resort State Park

Experience Pipestem Resort State Park in a whole new way- on horseback! Trot through the trails with the whole family. Open daily 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. mid-March through December. Not a fan of horseback? No problem! Lace up your hiking boots and hit the trails on foot.

2. Cast your line in Bluestone Lake

Located within Bluestone State Park, Bluestone lake’s vast waters house over 10 species of fish. Although there are many species living in this lake, Bluestone is best for fishing for largemouth bass, spotted bass, catfish, and carp. Join the many anglers who come from near and far to drop their line into the blue water.

3. Sit back and relax at The Greenbrier Spa

Bringing in visitors since 1778, the White Sulphur Springs water serves as the main attraction of The Greenbrier spa. This world-renowned mineral spa also offers a wide array of treatments including facials, massages, hydrotherapy, body fusions, and special golfer services. Book your Greenbrier spa day today!

4. Fight the rapids on the New River

Whitewater rafting is most definitely a must-try experience of this region. Perfect for rafters of any skill, Adventures on the Gorge offers rafting adventures for all. The lower New River ride is best for fall, bringing intermittent long, calm pools for swimming and floating. After your ride make sure to check out the New River Gorge CVB or  New River Gateway CVB to learn more about the area!

This post was last updated on August 3, 2020