Adventure Awaits North of the New!

Discover the hidden gems and scenic views North of the New River Gorge Bridge.

Inspired by local Midland Trail High School students, the North of the New Scavenger Hunt is now open for everyone to join!

Follow the fun as you explore stops North of the New River Gorge Bridge with the North of the New Passport available at the New River Gorge Visitor Center and Gran Robbie’s Coffee Shop. From unique landmarks to cascading waterfalls, write down something that you see at each location to complete the scavenger hunt.

Visit three locations and win New River Gorge swag to commemorate your adventure. Conquer ALL five stops and you’ll be entered to win a grand prize giveaway worth $500!

Once you’ve completed the North of the New Scavenger Hunt by noting what you saw at each location, turn in your passport to claim your prize at the New River Gorge Visitor Center or Gran Robbie’s. If you visit outside of open hours, please drop your passport in the dropbox located outside of these locations.

New River Gorge Visitor Center:
310 W Oyler Avenue, Oak Hill
Hours are Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(304) 465-5617

Gran Robbie’s:
19949 Midland Trail, Ansted
Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday.
(304) 673-4221

Bonus: Share your adventure on social media using #GoGorge to be entered into a drawing for
an extra prize.

North of the New Locations

Canyon Rim Boardwalk
162 Visitor Center Road, Lansing, WV 25862

Almost Heaven Swing At Babcock State Park
486 Babcock Road, Clifftop, WV 25831

Hawks Nest Rail Trail
182 Hawks Nest Road, Ansted, WV 25812

Hawks Nest State Park Overlook
49 Hawks Nest Road, Ansted, WV 25812

Adventures on the Gorge Overlook
219 Chestnutburg Road, Lansing, WV 25862

Additional Adventures

Your North of the New adventure doesn’t have to end! Here are some additional nearby activities to add to your itinerary.

Outdoor Activities ($)
Unleash your inner adventurer with exciting activities for all ages.

Hiking Trails
Explore scenic trails leading to some of the best views in the Gorge.

History Stops
Learn about the rich heritage of the region at historic sites.

  • Nuttallburg
    From Canyon Rim Visitor Center, go north on U.S. Route 19 for 0.3 miles to the next intersection, and turn right onto Lansing-Edmond Road and continue for 6 miles to Winona. Turn right onto Keeneys Creek Road and travel 4.1 miles to the main parking area.
  • Tyree Tavern
    123 James River and Kanawha Turnpike E, Ansted
  • Contentment House
    19295 Midland Trail, Ansted
  • Page Vawter House
    20 Page Street, Ansted

Restaurants ($)
Refuel after a long day with a delicious meal at a local eatery.

Lodging ($)
Extend your time in the Gorge with comfortable lodging options.

Shopping ($)
Take home a piece of the Gorge with unique finds from small businesses.

Explore Our North of the New Partners