New River Gorge National River

West Virginia Natural Landmark

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Bridge spanning the New River Gorge in West Virginia

New River bridge; iconic landmark of West Virginia spanning the New River Gorge 876 feet over the river.   Photo by Bill Dickinson/Flickr (Noncommercial Use Permitted with Attribution).

New River Gorge in West Virginia

Stretching 53 miles, the New River Gorge area is protected by the National Park Service and home to some of the country's best whitewater rafting. West Virginia landmarks - All Landmarks

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The U.S. Mint's bicentennial commemorative quarter for West Virginia; features the New River Gorge bridge (the New River Gorge area is protected by the National Park Service). West Virginia became the 35th state on June 20, 1863.   Photo by United States Mint/Wikipedia (public domain image).

West Virginia quarter