New River State Park


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New River State Park


Location:8 miles southeast of Jefferson, off NC 88 on State Road 1590.
Facilities:32 primitive campsites, picnic area, picnic shelter, trails, 3 canoe access ramps.
Activities:Camping, canoeing, river fishing, hiking, nature programs.
Special Features:Park surrounds a 26-mile stretch of the south fork of New River, one of the oldest rivers in the world and designated both as a National Wild and Scenic River and an American Heritage River. Easy paddling and spectacular scenery make the New River a natural canoe trail.
Address:PO Box 48
Jefferson, NC 28640

Phone:336-982-2587
Fax:336-982-3943
Web: ils.unc.edu/parkproject/visit/neri/home.html
Size: 1,701 acres.

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