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Hawks Nest State Park

49 Hawks Nest Park Road, Ansted, WV 25812
+1 304-658-5212
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Cute little state park

My husband and I visited Hawks Nest while we were on our honeymoon, piddling around. It has amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eagle Rock, Virginia

Nice state park with great overlook of the gorge (of the New River). Trails are well maintained... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Lori N
Darlington, Wisconsin
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“tram ride” (19 reviews)
“jet boat” (16 reviews)
“gift shop” (16 reviews)
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49 Hawks Nest Park Road, Ansted, WV 25812
+1 304-658-5212
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited Hawks Nest while we were on our honeymoon, piddling around. It has amazing views that overlook the gorge. The drive to the Nest was, in itself, beautiful.. The park is clean and well kept. If you are in the area,...More

Thank Kelli_Gaile91
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Nice state park with great overlook of the gorge (of the New River). Trails are well maintained. The lodge looks nice but the restaurant is closed now for construction.

Thank Lori N
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We were there just before a wedding was to take place at this site. A very quiet park with a short walking trail and great views of the gorge. Nice small gift shop with clean restrooms.

Thank Oldtravellers50
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing I enjoyed the state park and the gift stores. The drive up the mountain was beautiful. I really enjoyed the drive and being able to experience the beauty of the mountain.

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Made a brief stop and took the small paved trail to the overlook. Very beautiful. The facilities are well maintained. There's a lot more to it but what I saw was enjoyable.

Thank JuniorKP
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Very Neat place easy to get to right on route 60 hwy Great views of the gorge on river you can also take a tram to the bottom from the hotel area clean restrooms easy hike to see the overlook

Thank steve k
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My sister and her husband were in for a family reunion from Colorado. I drove them to Hawks Nest and we had a great time walking around and looking at all the beauty there. If you have the chance to stop there and walk or...More

Thank Pamela N
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This was one of our first stops while vacationing in the New River Gorge area for a few days. It's a very woodsy place with a quiet atmosphere at the end of July. The lodge, like many in different state parks I've been too, seems...More

1  Thank TwoTripTakers
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

If you're in the area this is a must see. From the Mystery Hole to the Lodge and everywhere between there are some beautiful views and cool places. Be sure to take the aerial tramway down to the river from the lodge.

Thank Neal P
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The views are ok, just average. The tram ride is very short and not a lot to see. Nothing to do at the bottom. The jet boat is about 20 to 30 minutes up the river and back. You will see the New River Gorge...More

1  Thank 981keithy
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