New River

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The New River is the second oldest river in the world, giving anglers and paddlers world-class excitement, and is one of the few rivers that flows north. The New River is home to many species of freshwater game fish including bass, trout, walleye, muskellunge, crappie, bluegill, carp, or flathead and channel catfish.

The New River is also ideal for Class I-III paddling trips. Top spots include:

  • Whitethorne to McCoy Falls to Eggleston
  • McCoy Falls to Eggleston to Pembroke
  • Bluff City (whitewater kayaking section)
  • McCoy Falls on the New River is an excellent park-n-play whitewater kayak play spot

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