Alert: To visitors using a GPS unit to locate New River State Park,
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Due to conditions beyond our control, in most cases using the park's address in any brand of vehicle GPS unit will not give you directions to the central park area, U.S. Hwy 221 access. This location is misidentified on the master map that these units use to pinpoint addresses. Instead, we suggest using either the actual GPS coordinates, 36.467680,-81.340350, or the following address exactly as typed: 10000 U.S. 221, Laurel Springs, NC 28644
Updated: 2014-10-10 11:48:14
Easy paddling and spectacular scenery make the New River a natural canoe trail.
Cast your line from the river banks and reel in tonight's dinner.
Explore nature on the park's miles of hiking trails.
Park rangers conduct educational and interpretive programs at the park.
The park offers tent, RV, and canoe camping.
At least 14 species of rare, threatened or endangered plants grow in the valley.
Enjoy a picnic and a little tree climbing.
The visitor center includes educational exhibits.
New River Celebration Day parade represents the diversity of the river.
American goldfinches, scarlet tanagers, and indigo buntings provide brilliant flashes of color.