You can become a Friend
of New River Gorge National River!!

There are 2 ways to help ...


Boots on the ground! For further information
when and where you can pitch in,  drop us an email

Support us financially

We are not a government agency. The Friends of New River Gorge National River is an IRS registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization partnering with the National Park Service to preserve, restore and enhance the natural and cultural heritage of the New, Bluestone, and Gauley watersheds.   We provide a vital link between private citizens and the government agency tasked with protecting and making accessible these precious wild and wonderful areas of West Virginia.

Arrowhead Bike Farm, Fayetteville 15% off all bikes and accessories Please become a friend through our Paypal account (you do not need a Paypal acount to do this).

Here's how ...

Pick your level of membership:
Supporting ($25), Patron ($50), or Lifetime ($500)
Members receive a membership card, 4 inch all weather logo sticker, and discounts at the participating local businesses below.


Carnifex Ferry Cabins
Summersville (Nicholas County)
15% off cabin rentals

Cathedral Cafe

15% off excluding consignment items

Country Road Cabins
Fayette County
15% off cabin rentals Sunday-Thursday non holidays

South Side Junction Tap House

15% off

ACE Adventure Gear, Fayetteville (Fayette County)

15% off excluding boats and SUPs

Arrowhead Bike Farm, Fayetteville
 15% off all bikes and accessories

Eastern National, Sandstone and Canyon Rim Visitor Centers

15% off all purchases at New River visitor center stores

Otter and Oak, Hinton  (Summers County)
15% off excluding consignment, go pros, NRS kayaks and clearance

PRO River Outfitters, Oak Hill (Fayette County)
15% off fishing trips, RMR Raft sales and accessories


Download a PDF membership form and mail it in!

Business Membership      Individual Membership