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New River State Park

Are you looking for the perfect spot to enjoy an afternoon filled with being surrounded by nature? New River State Park in Ashe County, North Carolina is open year around for camping, hiking, North Carolina Fly Fishing, picnicking, and Canoeing the New River. The waters of the New River in Ashe County N.C. are placid and there are hardly any rapids at all. Fly fishermen and those that prize trophy sized trout flock to New River State Park NC to enjoy some peace and quiet. Dedicated as a National Scenic River in 1976, the New River was also named an American Heritage River back in the 1990's.

There are 4 access areas at New River State Park where you can access the more the 2,200 acres of the park. The New River is considered a nature, canoe trail and even inexperienced rafters and paddlers enjoy the gentle waters of the river. All total, there are 12 launch sites along the New River in North Carolina. Fishermen regularly catch mountain varieties such as muskellunge, rainbow trout and brow trout. There are a few tributaries of the New River that are designated NC trout waters.

Those that are more interested in hiking and exploring the park will also find things to check out. There are numerous trails that lead from New River State Park, and one big large pavilion area that is perfect for picnicking is actually situated in an old, apple orchard, creating some picturesque scenes.

The communities and towns that surround the river remain idyllic and the historical buildings and homes that you can see along the river are well worth the trip by themselves. Learn more about historic Todd NC and the perfect biking trails and NC Horseback Riding trails along Railroad Grade Road in Fleetwood. There is much to see and do around New River State Park.

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Want to find additional bits of information on Things to Do Ashe County NC and in the surrounding High Country mountain area? We have included a wealth of information on fun High Country Attractions such as Grandfather Mountain, Tweetsie Railroad, the Ashe County Cheese Factory, downtown West Jefferson N.C. and all of the locations on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. When you live or visit Jefferson Landing, family resort hotels NC, you can enjoy spending time with you favorite people doing things like Trout Fishing in NC Mountains, Horseback Riding NC Mountains, mountain biking, white water rafting and so much more.

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