Alert: To visitors using a GPS unit to locate New River State Park,
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When using a mobile GPS unit to locate US Hwy. 221 access, 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. When locating Wagoner Access Area use the address 1477 Wagoner Access Road or the GPS coordinates; 36.414092, -81.389572.
Updated: 2014-12-09 11:50:05
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.