- The list below includes 39 free or cheap things to do in or near Fayetteville, West Virginia, including 42 different types of inexpensive activities like Rafting, Bridges, Specialty Museums and Horseback Riding.
- From New River Gorge Bridge to Bridge Walk- New River Gorge Bridge, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fayetteville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Lansing, Beckley, Summersville and Ansted.
The New River Gorge Bridge is the longest steel span in the Western Hemisphere and the third highest in the United States. In October, the bridge is the home to Bridge Day, West Virginia's largest one-day festival, and one of the largest extreme sport events in the world.
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49 Cantrell Drive, Fayetteville, WV 25840 MoreLess Info
Cantrell Ultimate Rafting - Day Tours on the Lower New River for advance rafters, the Upper New River for families and novices, the Lower Gauley River for those seeking a middle ground, and Upper Gauley River, often referred to as America's greatest rafting. The company also offers waterfall tours.
Equestrian Adventures offers horseback trail rides on more than 6,000 acres of New River Gorge National Park, just as they have for the last 25 years. In addition, the company can arrange for whitewater rafting, mountain biking, ATV rides, Canopy Tours, paintball facilities.
Passages To Adventure offers equipment, instruction, and guided tours in the New River Gorge for outdoor adventure enthusiasts. In addition to offering two different whitewater rafting trips, Passages also features instruction and guidance in rock climbing and caving as well.
Studio B Gallery & Gifts is an eclectic space that provides visitors with gourmet food and cheeses, as well as wine and craft beer. Shoppers can also browse through the sterling silver items, local fine art, pottery, and imports.
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150 Frank Street, Fayetteville, WV 25840 MoreLess Info
West Virginia White Water Rafting offers white water rafting and adventure tours in the New River Gorge and Gauley River areas. Adventure tours include horseback riding, ATV tours, kayaking, helicopter rides, rock climbing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and spelunking.
An 8.6-mile hiking trail, Kaymoor Miners Trail takes travelers through an old mining site with structures and exhibits on the local history. The trail can also be used to see old roads, rail beds, streams and a waterfall.
Located at the edge of New River Gorge, the Canyon Rim Visitor Center provides information for visitors about local attractions as well as about local nature, culture, and history. It features observation decks and an exhibit room.
Originally created to transport coal out of New River Gorge in 1873, Fayette Station Road is a scenic drive winding down to the Gorge bottom, and up the other side through forests, vistas, and the remnants of abandoned coal communities.