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NEW RIVER GATEWAY CVB

300 2ND AVE, HINTON, WV 25951

304-466-5420

BELLEPOINT PARK

Day-use park located along the New River, downstream of Bluestone Dam. Park amenities include game courts, including tennis and basketball courts, and the Hinton Little League Baseball Field. Paved walking trails and a river-access. Benches, picnic tables, and a picnic shelter are available year-round. Public restrooms are open in warm weather. 

Wild and wonderful – you’ll find both at Bluestone State Park. This wilderness park, located five miles south of Hinton in southern West Virginia, is best known for Bluestone Lake, the state’s third-largest body of water. The park’s 2,155 acres of forest and rugged mountain terrain are perfect for hiking, fishing and camping.

Bluestone Wildlife Management Area offers visitors a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities on 17,632 acres. Boating, canoeing, fishing, and camping. Bluestone has over 330 primitive campsites and picnic sites. Avid fishermen can enjoy float fishing and stocked trout fishing in Indian Creek. Hiking and equestrian trails are also popular.

The John Henry Historical Park is a dedication to the beloved folk hero John Henry, and the legendary tale of this Steel Diving Man. Located at the site of the historic race between man and machine, The Great Bend Tunnel in Talcott, WV.

A rugged, whitewater 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.

Pipestem Resort State Park sits on the east rim of the Bluestone River Gorge, which carves through the plateau to the scenic Bluestone River 1,200 feet below. The 4,050-acre park is located on the border of Summers and Mercer counties and features two hotels, one of which lies at the bottom of the gorge and can only be accessed by an aerial tramway. In addition to canyon floor sites, Pipestem offers elevated views from the Bolar Lookout Tower overlook.

City pool and waterslides. Offering 267 feet of splashing family fun. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day. Available for private party rental.

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