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New River Gorge BridgeWalk Tours

Wow!  Explore the New River Gorge Bridge up close with a tour of the catwalk on the underside of the world famous steel arch bridge.

People on the catwalkAdventures on the Gorge Bridge Walk Tours

Visitors will be able to walk across the New River Gorge canyon on a 24 inch wide catwalk - 850 feet above the river!  Bridge Walk tours will use an extensive safety system (harness secured to steel cables) and it will be impossible to fall from the catwalk on a guided tour (Please note: this photo does not show the safety system in use).

The New River Gorge Bridge is one of the most famous icons in West Virginia. Built from 1974 to 1977, the Bridge was for many years the longest Steel Arch bridge in the world.  It is still the longest in North America.  It is the highest vehicular bridge in the Americas, and the second-highest in the world - 3,030 feet (924 m) long and its arch extends 1,700 feet (518 m). Located along US Route 19 - 876 feet (267 m) above the New River, The New River Gorge is crossed by more than 16,200 motor vehicles very day -- talk about a thrilling place to take a walk.


Bridge Walk Min. Age Rating Trip Length  Price
Half-Day Trip 10 Moderate 3-4 hours $69