* PIES & PINTS
Since their opening in 2003 Pies & Pints has met their goal of being THE PLACE for pizza in West Virginia. In our opinion the preeminent spot for microbrews and stone hearth baked pizza. Get some!
* SMOKEY’S ON THE GORGE
Smokey’s on The Gorge is Adventure on the Gorge’s premier dining option (also see Chetty’s Pub ). Housed in a showcase timber frame pavilion perched on the rim of the New River Gorge, Smokey’s offers amazing full-service buffets, friendly service and breathtaking views. Optional seating on the outdoor deck offers spectacular views of the gorge and a front row seat to incredible Appalachian sunsets. Smokey’s is certainly not your average dining experience!
* SECRET SANDWICH SOCIETY
The areas newest gourmet sandwich shop. Serious Sandwiches. Seriously Good. Their Sammies are made with house roasted meats, high quality breads and cheeses, and homemade spreads and sauces. All sides including soup, coleslaw, mac-n-cheese, and even the potato chips and pickles are made on site. They offer a variety of beer, wine, natural sodas and brewed iced tea. Dine in or take out. Plenty of casual seating indoors and on the deck. Wifi available. They are located at the corner of Court St and Keller Ave.
* RAW & JUICY
Small-town juice bar. 100% VEGAN & GLUTEN FREE! Offers freshly made juices, smoothies, and smoothie bowls. No additives-organic ingredients. Open 7 days a week. 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Located inside and upstairs a 100-year old church, the Cathedral Cafe.
* CATHEDRAL CAFE
20+ year local favorite! Start your day with breakfast and coffee under stained-glass windows at this local cafe and former church. Local staff all seem to either work in, or know someone who works in, the local adventure-tourism industry, so it’s a good spot to figure out what’s going on in the New River Gorge area.
* THE STATION
The Station offers a unique menu centered around locally sourced ingredients. This means we are always changing the menu based on seasonal availability of these ingredients! Hand crafted cocktails and a large beer selection also available.
* THE CONFLUENCE RESORT
The Confluence Resort is a wilderness vacation destination located on 300 spectacular acres bordering The Gauley River National Recreation Area with direct access to both the Gauley and Meadow rivers. What makes these vacation rental homes so unique is that all the vacation activities famous to Fayette and Nicholas counties are right at your doorstep.
* OPPOSUM CREEK CABINS
At Opossum Creek Retreat, peace of mind comes naturally. From the beginning Opossum Creek Retreat has been a hands-on family owned and operated business. Their mission is to provide a quality, comfortable and unique lodging experience that allows you to escape from your everyday hustle and bustle and experience nature up close and personal, with all the amenities of home.
* ADVENTURES ON THE GORGE
AOTG offers West Virginia whitewater rafting experiences for all ages, 6 to 86, on the New River and the Gauley River. Class VI has been in the whitewater rafting business for over 35 years and still marvels at the power of the river to rejuvenate us and the more than 500,000 guests who adventure on West Virginia rivers.
* ACE RAFTING
Welcome to ACE Adventure Resort, where you are just a phone call away from joining the ACE Adventurer call of the wild. With wide-ranging wilderness attractions like white water rafting, rock climbing, and even zip line canopy tours, see the majesty of the wilderness in a whole new way.
* WEST VIRGINIA ADVENTURES
Whether you’re going for the spine-tingling rush of a high water run through the Lower New River Gorge or taking in a low-key scenic float trip with the family on the Upper New River, you’ll be glad you came! Don’t worry. There’s plenty of room for everybody on the fringe and in between! WV Adventures keeps their trips small, personal and above all fun.
* WATERSTONE OUTDOORS
Certainly one the the best gear shops on the East Coast — and independent! Find all of your adventure gear here. Water Stone is recognized as one of the few remaining hard core outdoors shops in the country. Knowledgeable staff will help you find anything from a rain jacket to the latest climbing and camping equipment.
* FAYETTEVILLE, WV CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
Welcome to historic Fayetteville, West Virginia. Located in the mountainous heart of southern West Virginia, our destination offers outdoor enthusiasts near and far beautiful scenery, exciting outdoor adventure, romantic getaways, or that long awaited family vacation, Fayetteville and its surrounding areas have plenty of activities and attractions to keep even the liveliest visitor happy.
* NEW RIVER CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
Make the most of your visits to the New River Gorge! From Gauley Bridge to Glen Jean, our region offers an inviting mix of things to do, places to go and, everywhere, special people to meet. You’ll make great memories and friends you want to see again and again.
* SOUTHERN WEST VIRGINIA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
Fayette County is the home of the famed New River, one of America’s National Heritage Rivers, and the New River Gorge Bridge, the 2nd largest steel arch bridge in the world. Mark your calendar for Bridge Day, West Virginia’s largest one day Festival, held annually on the third Saturday in October.
Experience exhilarating whitewater on one of the oldest rivers in the world; The New River. Explore hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, or climb the vertical rock walls of the gorge. We share Fayette County and the New River with over a million visitors each year. Step into the past and discover Fayette County’s multi-cultural and diverse heritage. Learn about our rich background on the Coal Heritage Trail or the Midland Trail Scenic Byway.
* SUMMERSVILLE LAKE RETREAT
In the very heart of the Mountain Lakes Region of West Virginia, Summersville Lake Retreat is nestled among beautiful open meadows and woodland forests. Surrounded by the Gauley River National Recreation Area and Summersville Lake…an area that is becoming internationally known for its unique recreational opportunities for all outdoor enthusiasts. They offer a variety of accomodations to suit most any vacation plans, from fully equipped vacation A-Frame Chalets constructed of native hemlock to RV sites and rustic camping. Additional amenities include jungle gym, horseshoe pits, volleyball, clean restrooms and hot showers. They also offer pontoon, kayak and fishing boat rentals as an added convenience when planning your next outing.
* NEW RIVER PARK SERVICE WEBSITE (with trail maps)