- TripBuzz found 47 things to do with kids in or near Lansing, West Virginia, including 33 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Beckley, Fayetteville, Summersville and Ansted.
- From Pro River Outfitters to Adventures On the Gorge, the Lansing area offers 43 different types of family activities, including: Rafting, Hiking Trails, Ziplines and Arts & Crafts Classes.
- A known place for outdoor adventure, Lansing, West Virginia, provides for an array of activities on and around the New River. The area is especially popular for white water rafting along with camping, zip lining and rock climbing. Lansing is about an hour's drive from Charleston, the largest city in West Virginia.
Adventures on the Gorge is an all-inclusive resort. At the resort, visitors can take whitewater-rafting trips on the New River, experience a canopy tour, play in the TimberTrek Aerial Adventure Park, eat at one of the three restaurants and loges, and stay in the campground or cabins.
New and Gauley River Adventures offers whitewater rafting on the New River and Gauley River. In addition, the company offers river trips, kayaking, horseback riding, biking, ziplining, rock climbing, hiking, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, caving, ATV tours, and other outdoor adventures, along with offering cabins.
On a TreeTops Canopy Tour, visitors navigate ten ziplines, five cable bridges, one rappel station, and stop on stationary tree platforms to see overviews of Mill Creek. Visitors also see wildlife from a treetop level.
Since 1980, owner Steve Campbell presented guests with outside adventures including whitewater rafting. Now Rivermen is part of the Adventures on the Gorge operation, and offers many outdoor recreation opportunities and lodging.
Wildwater Expeditions is a white water rafting company that offers a variety of services. It features guided rafting trips for visitors of all experience levels, and also offers off-water activities like ziplining and rock climbing.
Lansing's Painting with a Twist is a painting studio that hosts two to three hour art parties led by local artists, designed for painters of all levels. Wine and refreshments are served as guests create their own artwork.
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.
An extensive walking and hiking trail that offers striking views, Endless Wall Trail is actually divided into upper and lower trails. The upper trail looks down into the gorge, while the lower trail runs among caves and rock passages.