WHERE TO STAY:
We recommend all of the following establishments for your lodging needs. They are all climber-friendly and located minutes from our headquarters in downtown Fayetteville. Please let them know we sent you when you book, they've all taken care of our clients through the years and we like to take care of them.
AMES HEIGHTS RETREAT
Lansing, WV 25862
Quaint two-bedroom home, perfect for a family, couples or close friends. Located on the North side of the famous New River Gorge Bridge, adjacent to Adventures on the Gorge, and the American Alpine Club Climber's Campground.
171 North Court Street Fayetteville, WV 25840
Located just across the street from the NRMG office and on the upper floors of a beautiful historic Main Street building. Originally built to house a bank, these four units will be a home away from home for people seeking a modern and hip alternative to the motels, cabins, or large vacation homes that are currently the only available lodgings in the area.
AMERICAN ALPINE CLUB CAMPGROUND
97 Pudds Rd, Lansing, WV 25862
The AAC bought 40 acres of prime real estate within walking distance of Bridge Buttress and Junkyard Walls. The campground is a work in progress but currently has a road built and about 30 tent sites with raised platforms to pitch your tent. There is a spigot for water and portable toilets.
The campground is located off Ames Heights Rd, just follow the directions for the Junkyard Wall in your guidebook and you can't miss it on your left just before the parking area for that crag.
No reservations are required, just show up, grab a site and the camp host will be around to collect your camping fee. It's just $5/person/night if you're an AAC member, $6/person/night for Access Fund Members, and $7/person/night for all others.
843 Fayette Station Rd. Fayetteville, WV 25840
Under new ownership in 2020 and undergoing a complete renovation of the bathhouse and community facilities. Located minutes from Fayetteville they have tent camping, RV sites with hookups, and rental cabins.
ARROWHEAD BIKE FARM
8263 Gatewood Rd. Fayetteville, WV 25840
Camping plus Bikes, Beers, and Brats. Located on Gatewood Rd and super close to Kaymoor crags. Probably the quietest campground around.
CHESTNUT CREEK CAMPGROUND
Lansing Rd. Lansing, WV 25862
Minutes from Fayetteville and the Gorge, nice secluded sites, modern bathroom facilities, camp store. Rate: $8-10/night
1199 Sunday Rd, Hico, WV 25854
Ray's is a great choice if you're looking for a quiet night of sleep and you plan on climbing at the Meadow River or Summersville Lake. The staff is super friendly, the bathhouse is clean, and they have tent camping ($10/night), RV Hookups (camping fee +$10/night), as well as mini-cabins with bunk beds ($50/night). Cash, check, and credit Cards are accepted.
SUMMERSVILLE LAKE RETREAT
Mount Nebo/Summersville, WV 25901
They've got a nice set-up complete with campsites, RV-Hook-ups, A-Frame Chalets, AND new in 2011 they've built some really nice big cabins if you're not into roughing it. They also do Boat Rentals (Pontoon, Paddle, and Fishing Boats). Owner Steve and Donna are more than happy to point out the hot deep water soloing spots around Summersville Lake.
OPOSSUM CREEK RETREAT
These guys are no strangers to rock climbers and they know how to pamper you. If you're not into roughing it and want to live like a king this is a killer spot with friendly folks to take care of you. Minutes from Fayetteville and the Gorge, cabins of all sizes, fully furnished, hot tubs, fully equipped kitchens, air conditioning, nestled in the woods, nature trails, a great escape from the ordinary.
NEW RIVER CABINS
Don't want to sleep in the dirt but you're on a budget? This is one of the best deals around. Located just 4 miles from the Gorge, these guys have 8 cabins that are price-competitive with the hotels listed below. Each cabin sleeps 8 and is fully furnished with kitchenettes and bathrooms, satellite TV, air conditioning, and heat, and they are pet friendly. Built in 2009 it's a great bargain at $120/night for 4 people. Check them out and tell them we sent you.
NEW RIVER INN
Oak Hill, WV
Built in 2006, very similar to your Super 8 type hotel with free high-speed internet, complimentary breakfast, cable TV, heated outdoor pool, hairdryer, microwave & and fridge in every room, located a short 5-minute drive from the New River Gorge. Clean and comfortable rooms with grocery stores and restaurants within walking distance. Summer In-Season Rate approx: $89.00/night
Oak Hill, WV
Formerly a Holiday Inn this place is located right on Route 19 and is loaded with amenities. Wireless internet, a bar in the lobby featuring live music in season, and an indoor swimming pool.