A rugged, white water river, flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent.The park encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history,and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Hours + Fees
The park is open year-round. Canyon Rim and Sandstone Visitor Centers are open daily (except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's) from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Thurmond Depot and Grandview operate seasonally from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Thurmond Depot's seasonal hours are 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Grandview is open seasonally from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 PM.
Map + Directions
Highway access is from Route 19, between Beckley and Hico, and from I-64, between Mossy and Sandstone.