The Area

General Information

Of course, we start with West Virginia, our July home away from home.  Some of the better general information sites are:

We would not have the fun we do without the hospitality of Ray and Dren at Ray's Place Campground.

Rivers and Parks

The National Park Service has several interesting pages on the New and Gauley River area:

Other favorite stops for the GSPs include many of the local state parks and attractions:

As the calendar rolls into June, much discussion turns to river levels.  Thanks to the US Army Corps of Engineers, we can always see how things are running.

Since these are all external links, we can't guarantee that they will keep working. If you have problems or know of updates, let us know.

Heart Attack Frank

One of the long time legends of the area was "Heart Attack Frank", a local pilot who took thrill seekers for a close up view of the New River Gorge from a smal plane. A few of our intrepid souls dared all to take this trip and gave us this report.