Hawks Nest State Park


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Hawks Nest State Park


Location:8 miles west of US 19 on Route 60.
Facilities:31-room lodge, picnic areas, restaurant, hiking trails, swimming pool, bike rentals, golf course, gift shop, aerial tramway.
Activities:Boating, swimming, hiking, bicycling, tennis, whitewater rafting, jetboat rides, nature and recreation program (seasonal).
Special Features:Park offers spectacular views of the New River Gorge and includes an aerial tramway that links the lodge with the marina and boat dock on the lake below. Above and beyond the lake, the narrow canyon and rushing waters of the New River create one of the most challenging whitewater rafting experiences in the nation.
Address:PO Box 857
Ansted, WV 25812

Phone:304-658-5212
Web: www.hawksnestsp.com
Size: 276 acres.

See other parks in West Virginia.
References in periodicals archive ?
This latest purchase means birders at Hawks Nest State Park can still gaze across at an undeveloped canyon wall, and whitewater rafters can continue to enjoy one of the most pristine and scenic stretches of river anywhere in the East.
Since the slope forms an integral part of the view from the bridge, the Canyon Rim Visitor Center, and Hawks Nest State Park, such developments would have spoiled the natural appearance of New River Gorge and broken up the slope's ecology.
In the heart of whitewater rafting country, visitors to Hawks Nest State Park can stay at a modern lodge with views of the famed New River Gorge.