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Grandview Overlook in the New River Gorge

Beaver, West Virginia

based on 2 reviews


Added by Elyse Clark

The overlooks at Grandview in the New River Gorge offer a beautiful view of a large horseshoe bend in the New River. 

From the main parking lot at Grandview's visitor center, follow the well marked paved trail about 0.1 miles to the Main Overlook. There is a large platform for viewing the New River here. A wide angle lens is best to photograph this large bend in the river. 

There is another overlook in the park, the North Overlook, which also offers a panoramic view of the horseshoe bend in the New River. The North Overlook is easily accessible from a parking area as shown in the following map: nps.gov

If you want to enjoy more of the park there is a large picnic area, and an amphitheater (Theatre West Virginia) which offers many programs throughout the summer. 

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Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Picnic Area
ADA Accessible

Grandview Overlook in the New River Gorge Reviews

Great overlook , several great trails at the park. Castlerock, and turkey spur are great

Reminded me quite a bit of horseshoe bend (probably the most photographed natural feature in the US). Nice spot for photography.

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