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Grandview Shelter 2

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National Park Service

New River Gorge National River

Overview

Grandview Shelter #2 is a larger shelter located under the canopy of the forest. It can accommodate up to 80 people inside and 55 people outside the shelter for a total of about 135 people.

Natural Features:

Grandview became part of New River Gorge National River in 1990, after…

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  • ADA Access
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Laurie The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 29, 2021

Grand View Visitor’s Center and Trailhead

This site does not have camping access but is well worth a day trip. Highest point in our newest national park with many spectacular trails for taking in the ‘grand view’ of the New River Gorge.

Location

Grandview Shelter 2 is located in West Virginia

Directions

To reach Grandview from Beckley follow I-64 East five miles to Exit 129 B. From Lewisburg follow I-64 West forty miles to Exit 129. From either exit, turn right and follow Route 9 North six miles to Grandview.

Coordinates

37.84516975 N
81.06311967 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Grandview Shelter #2 is a larger shelter located under the canopy of the forest. It can accommodate up to 80 people inside and 55 people outside the shelter for a total of about 135 people.

Natural Features:

Grandview became part of New River Gorge National River in 1990, after more than 50 years as one of West Virginias most popular day use state parks. The area offers spectacular views of the New River and beautiful displays of rhododendron. At the Main Overlook, 1,400 feet above the river, you see an active railway and the town of Quinnimont, where the first coal was shipped out of the gorge in 1873.

Recreation:

The Grandview area of New River Gorge National River features five hiking trails, overlooks, a seasonal visitor center, ranger-led activities, summer outdoor dramas (Theatre West Virginia), playgrounds, volleyball court, baseball field, and basketball court.

Facilities:

Shelter #2 offers two electrical outlets, and four charcoal grills. Playground equipment, horse shoe pit, drinking fountain with side spigot, and a handicapped accessible restroom are nearby. This shelter is also handicapped accessible with an asphalt walkway to the shelter for handicapped/elderly. Additional chairs, tables, and canopy tents are allowed.

Nearby Attractions:

The city of Beckley is approximately 12 miles from Grandview. It offers a wide variety of shopping, restaurants, and hotels. Popular attractions include a childrens museum, and Exhibition Coal Mine.

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  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

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  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

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