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New River Gorge Bridge, Fayetteville

Categories: Bridges, Tourist Spots
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4.9/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
The third-highest bridge in the United States and the fourth-longest single-arch span in the world, New River Gorge Bridge offers views of the New River below and the gorge it has carved in the Appalachian Mountains. Before crossing the 924 m (3,030 ft) long, 267 m (876 ft) high bridge, stop by the visitor’s center for a scenic overlook from the deck. Take the path to the wooden staircase to reach the viewing platform. Beneath the bridge, guided tours with a safety harness are available on a 0.4 km (0.25 mi), handicap-accessible steel catwalk. Be on the lookout for the brown sign on your way to the bridge--it can be easy to miss. Use our Fayetteville tour planner to arrange your visit to New River Gorge Bridge and other attractions in Fayetteville.
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  • When driving over the bridge, we didn't realize it because of the fog. However, turning into the Visitor Center, we went to the overlook. Although still foggy, the sun was beginning to burn the clouds...  read more »
  • Came for Bridge Day for the second year in a row. No parking is available anywhere near the bridge so we parked at Light House Worship Center in Hico. They have free parking, free hay rides from your ...  read more »
  • We are traveling from California to the Blue Ridge Mountains. My husband's friend told him about an amazing bridge in West Virginia that we should see, so we did. We drive across the bridge and then s...  read more »
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