Highway entrance to Hawk's Nest State Park, WV
There are several lobbies located in the guest spaces
View from balcony of my room
Views of the New River Gorge from the lodge area
CSX rail bridge - route of Amtrak's Cardinal, which I would ride the next day.
Jet boat in anchorage
Beginning hike along the Cliffside Trail
End of hike, at trading post parking lot
Path to Hawk's Nest Overlook
The Hawk's Nest Dam, a hydroelectric project on the New River. The impounded water in the foreground is Hawk's Nest Lake. Dam completed in 1933.
Railroad bridge from Hawk's Nest Overlook
Jet boat at tour on south bank of Mill Creek, accessed by aerial tram
Jet boat dock
Off on the boat ride
The New River Gorge Bridge. At a height of 876 ft/267m over the New River, it is the second highest vehicular bridge in the Americas.
This is as far as the boat could go.
Fishing camps along the river
At the picnic area near the boat dock
The aerial tramway