aerial view of lower river of the new river gorge, west virginia

Visit America’s Newest National Park, Get 2 Nights of Free Camping

Want to explore the hottest new park to hit the northeast? Check out New River Gorge, and you can even camp for free.

America’s newest national park — the New River Gorge in West Virginia — offers activities for outdoors enthusiasts of all kinds — rafting, fishing, biking, hiking, and more. And if you haven’t thought about making a trip, here’s an incentive: free camping.

Adventures on the Gorge is an adventure company based just a stone’s throw from the park. And it’s offering just that to those who book adventures with them.

Free Camping, and More

When you book a trip with Adventures on the Gorge, you’ll get 2 nights of free camping included. Here are the trip options: lower river rafting, upper river rafting, or river rafting and ziplining.

The included free camping is located at the Adventures on the Gorge’s own Mill Creek campgrounds, with options for RV, trailer, and tent camping. There are over 100 sites from which to choose.

The free camping deals are available for select dates in June and July, with more availability through August and September.

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Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy is the Managing Editor of GearJunkie and serves as the leader of Lola Digital Media’s DEI Committee.

She has been writing about hiking, running, climbing, camping, skiing, and more for seven years, and has been on staff at GearJunkie since 2019. Prior to that, Mary wrote for 5280 Magazine in Denver while working as an outdoor instructor teaching climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and mountain biking at Avid4Adventure. Based in Denver, Colorado, Murphy is an avid hiker, runner, backpacker, skier, yogi, and pack-paddleboarder.