new river cvb
The New River Gorge Convention and Visitor Bureau has a comprehensive listings for area lodging, food, and adventure options. This CVB is a great information resource for the New River Gorge area.
groceries / supplies / gas
Leave the park and at the end of the Park road, turn left onto the highway (Rt. 16) and then almost immediately left again at the gas pumps.
Little General is in Fayetteville.
As soon as you start up the hill into town, look for it just past the drive-thru bank and the Pizza Hut on your left.
Daniel’s Market (grocery) is in Fayetteville.
Take 16 S to US-19, cross 19 and head into town. Turn R at 1 st light, then take 1 st left and you’re there.
is on US-19 3-1/2 miles S of Fayetteville in the strip mall on your right. You’ll see the Super 8 Motel just off the highway near your end of the drive serving the mall.
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In nearby Fayetteville
There are some great restaurants with 5 miles of the site. You can obtain some fantastic meals locally. But access might be a problem on this weekend. Our weekend is the same weekend as Gauley Season in Fayetteville, a big time for whitewater rafters. Lots of people will be in town for the rafting and the restaurants may be full.
To get to Fayetteville from Whitewater Whirl
Dog friendly! Located next to the Little General (Exxon) service station
Good Mexican, burgers, wraps and much more;
*** Dogs are not allowed at Fayette County Park. If you bring your pet, please do not bring him/her onto the site as it will jeopardize our future use of the camp. Thank you! We are sorry about this, but we don't make the rules :). See our "Offsite Lodging page", for pet friendly lodging options.
Breakfast, lunch, and also dinner on the weekends.
Good food, full coffee bar, no alcohol, good desserts, inexpensive to moderate, great ambiance, popular with both the outdoor crowd and local bizness types.
The vegetable panini sandwich is hard to beat, and I'm not a vegetarian.
Gumbo's Cajun Restaurant
Great food. Good beer.
Pies and Pints Pizzeria
Gourmet, thin-crust pizzas, salads, sandwiches and good microbrews.
Heading up the hill from the US-19 light, pass the 1st light and turn right at the 2nd; it's just a little way down the street (end of the commercial area) on the left.
Fayetteville's newest, and very good by all accounts;
The common theme at the Vandalian is high quality ingredients, skillful preparation, and great attention to the details; center of town.
Sedona Cantina and Tapas
A little more expensive, but long considered the best evening dine-out.
Continue along Court St. through downtown and proceed out of town - what, maybe a mile?
It's on the right and you can't miss it. 304-574-3111.
A bit further, but still nearby
Chetty's Pub at Class VI River Runners
(Right on the rim of the New River Gorge)