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New River Trail State Park

176 Orphanage Drive, Foster Falls, Max Meadows, VA 24360
+1 276-699-6778
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Beautiful, with New River

Hiking is easy with not much grade, viewing the New River a real pleasure. Biking, hiking and horse... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ivanhoe, Virginia
Visit to Ivanhoe

I needed to get some steps in so we went for a walk down on the trial in Ivanhoe, VA. Just a heads... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Edward L
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176 Orphanage Drive, Foster Falls, Max Meadows, VA 24360
+1 276-699-6778
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hiking is easy with not much grade, viewing the New River a real pleasure. Biking, hiking and horse back riding

1  Thank 313Kay
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I needed to get some steps in so we went for a walk down on the trial in Ivanhoe, VA. Just a heads up there is a fee to park at the trial so make sure you have cash on you, small bills. The trial...More

Thank Edward L
Reviewed 7 August 2017

New River Trail State Park is miles upon miles of trails, but near the middle of the trail is Foster Falls, the main hub of NRTSP. There is a nice visitor center where you can get goodies, but more importantly, lots of land to spend...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved this trail! I hadn't ridden a bike this far in years. The trail was primarily flat; some areas had more river scenery than others but all in all, it was beautiful. We stayed in New River Trail Cabins so the trail was right...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We came down to ride on the New River Trail. The first day we started in the park. There is a very nice gift shop by the parking lot where people can buy t-shirts and souvenirs.

Thank Joy C
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We have visited this park twice in the month of June on weekdays. This place is a hidden gem! We had such a great experience the first time we decided to bring more friends along for a second visit. Ok, the basics first. . The...More

1  Thank Momoftwo2004
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Great brief visit here Sunday and was very impressed with the facilities and activities. We'll definitely come back when we have more time. Especially like the kayak and canoe rentals available.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

have hiked the entire trail from galax (and fries) to Pulaski. also started biking this trip. it is a fairly level trail along the new river with trestles and tunnels and rapids and falls and lots of beautiful spots. every time i see a kyack...More

1  Thank Ron338C
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Spent whole day walking and put our chairs in stream to cool off. Absolutely beautiful! Lots of trees. Wildlife. Seen deer everywhere.

Thank Ruthie N
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We spent two days biking the New River Trail State Park. This is a really nice State Park with a variety of water and outdoor activities. The bike trail is well maintained, an easy ride and very scenic. Our visit would seem to indicate this...More

Thank 869G_j
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Jaclyn D
16 July 2017|
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Response from VaStateParks | Property representative |
That will depend on how far you want to go and whether you are doing a round trip or need to be transported to your start point. You might want to check google maps to see the street view and check out the scenery.
28 June 2017|
Response from margonc | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing any kayaks on the river. Perhaps you can check with the state park.
14 January 2017|
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Response from neanderthal85 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but along the trail from the main store up to the Shot Tower, there was a lot of poison ivy just off the path, as well as places where our little one picked up a ticks. I would make sure to keep your dog from straying... More