Community of the Month: Ansted, WV

Congratulations, Ansted, WV for being August’s Community of the Month.

Ansted is located along the Midland Trail on Route 60, overlooking the scenic New River Gorge. Ansted’s history is deeply rooted in the coal industry, but today Ansted may be best known as a tourism destination. Over the years, the town has seen many businesses close, and like so many former coal towns, is no longer quite the bustling epicenter it once was. However, with remote working capabilities on the rise, ...

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LOVE Your Park Grandview Hike

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First, we challenged you to Find Your Park. Now, join New River Gorge National River and Active Southern West Virginia on December 26 for a 3 mile Grandview Hike to kick start the Love Your Park challenge!

The Love Your Park Challenge is co-sponsored by Friends of New River Gorge National River. Participants can choose from over 50 activities (including Get Active in the Park Activities) to earn points by exploring or by helping out ...

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River Water Aerobics

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Move through the New River and beat the summer heat with this beginner-friendly water aerobics class. Learn how to use the resistance of water to improve your flexibility, muscular strength, balance, and coordination. Must wear hard bottomed shoes. Life jackets will be provided.

No reservations required but if you have any questions please call calling 304-894-2129 or emailing [email protected]

Directions: Coming from Beckley on Route 19 turn ...

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Bridge Day Bicycle Valet Powered by Active SWV & New River Bicycle Union

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Active Southern West Virginia and The New River Bicycle Union are co-hosting a bicycle valet service during the 2016 Bridge Day Festival. Event attendees will have bicycle storage at both ends of the New River Gorge Bridge. The valet service on the north side of the bridge will be ...

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