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New River Gorge

A destination that’s loved by avid nature enthusiasts and new explorers alike, the New River Gorge area is the perfect place to find your stride. At the heart of the New River Gorge, Fayetteville was rated one of the coolest small towns in America because of its array of local restaurants, scenic surrounding mountains and recreational activities. The New River Gorge is the perfect location to build your network, get immersed in the community, and add some dimension to the daily grind.

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Featured Amenities

Outdoor Recreation Near the New River Gorge

A charming area with many natural features, the New River Gorge is known for its outdoor recreation opportunities.

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Cuisine and Culture at the New River Gorge

Appalachian cuisine, quick bites and everything in between await for you in the New River Gorge to satisfy your cravings.

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Housing Near the New River Gorge

Looking for the perfect place to live? Choose from many apartments, plots of land and cozy houses in Fayetteville and other regions surrounding the New River Gorge.

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New River Co-working, Coming 2024

Coworking Space

The New River Gorge coworking space is in the works to open in fall 2024. Check back for updates!

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A part of the West Virginia education system, the the New River Gorge community is home to Fayette, Raleigh and Nicholas County schools as well several private school options. This area is also home to New River Community and Technical College, Fayette Institute of Technology and Nicholas County Career/Technical Center.

Aerial view of town

Community Organizations

The New River Gorge is home to many great community organizations that will help you grow closer to the region. With agriculture being an integral part of West Virginia’s heritage, New Roots Community Farm engages community members to learn about food system concepts and the importance of increasing access to local food products. Rim to River Endurance by Adventure Appalachia is an organization dedicated to creating and facilitating top-tier endurance events at the New River Gorge, making fun outside activities more accessible. Active Southern West Virginia has programs such as Community Captains, Kids Run Clubs, Active Places, Workplace Wellness and Signature Events to help people take ownership of their physical health.

Whitewater rafting


Your health will be in good hands when you’re in the New River Gorge. The Fayetteville Healthcare Center, Raleigh General Hospital, CAMC Specialty Group and New River Health each provide a variety of services to meet your needs and conditions.

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Community Contact

The New River Gorge is worth the wait! Check back for updates to your Community Contact!