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Hawks Nest State Park

49 Hawks Nest Park Road, Ansted, WV 25812
+1 304-658-5212
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This area is definitely a must see for everyone at least one. So many beautiful overlooks and West... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
aadonoh2
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Nice views

A nice park for locals and we found it enjoyabkle for a 2 hour stop on our long trip out west from... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Robert S
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Westbury, New York
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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“tram ride” (19 reviews)
“jet boat” (16 reviews)
“gift shop” (17 reviews)
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LOCATION
49 Hawks Nest Park Road, Ansted, WV 25812
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+1 304-658-5212
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"tram ride"
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"jet boat"
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"gift shop"
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"new river gorge"
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"lovers leap"
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"views are spectacular"
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"definite stop"
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"west virginia"
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"picnic area"
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"fall foliage"
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"lookout point"
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"day trip"
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"short hike"
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"beautiful area"
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"natural beauty"
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"clean restrooms"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This area is definitely a must see for everyone at least one. So many beautiful overlooks and West Virginia nature at it's finest. We stop every time we are in the area!

Thank aadonoh2
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

A nice park for locals and we found it enjoyabkle for a 2 hour stop on our long trip out west from NY. Some nice views. Also, stop at nearby Cathedral Falls.

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

been here twice once on our Harley and once by car...loved the gift shop and the view!..friendly lady in the gift shop,,not too many visitors the day we were there in oct...but will return when in the area..

Thank csmjwm
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We visited here is March of 2018. It would have been better closer to summer when the leaves were out. The canyon was forged over a lot of our visit. Very beautiful views. Nice hikes several water falls in the area. 3 nice ones near...More

Thank JubileeJerry
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

A must see if you take the old Midland Trail from Charleston on Old Rte. 60 along the scenic highway ending at its intersection with I-64 at Sam Black Church (Song: "The Rev. Mr. Black").

Thank DavidCorcoranSr
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

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

1  Thank Kelli_Gaile91
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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
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Reviewed 20 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
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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
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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
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