Direct access to the New River

Agent Contact:
Richard Grist, 304.645.7674


Description: Sylvan Falls is a spectacular 90 acre property with plenty of views and water – even a waterfall. River views with deeded access. Great building sites and well constructed roads. Plenty of trails for hiking or horseback riding.

Sylvan Falls is an exceptional recreational property and adjoins some of the 80,000 acres owned by the New River Gorge National Park. Fronting on the River Road, there are several nice building sites with views of the New River and high mountain vistas making this the perfect place to build your getaway cabin. Lot’s of wild turkey, white tail deer, songbirds and small furry critters call Riverside home.

Sylvan Falls is much more than just real estate; it is an opportunity for adventure. Fronting the New River and just minutes to Bluestone Lake, Bluestone State Park and Pipestem Resort, the area around Riverside offers unlimited soft recreational activities including white water rafting, golfing, fishing, camping, hiking, bird watching and rock climbing. Snow skiing at the Winterplace Resort is less than an hour away. In ten minutes you can catch the Amtrak train in Hinton and ride to the Greenbrier Resort, Chicago or New York City. The Beckley Airport is just 45 minutes away.

The New River is the second oldest river in the world, preceded only by the Nile; it is the oldest river in North America. The New River is unique because it begins in Blowing Rock, N.C. and flows north through Virginia into West Virginia. The Nile and Amazon are the only other major rivers that also flow north. Year after year, it produces more citation fish than any other warm water river in WV. Smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, crappie, catfish, sunfish, hybrid stripped bass, and muskie are all common species of fish found in the New River and Bluestone Lake.

Bluestone Lake is over 2000 acres at summer pool and is the state’s third largest body of water. Great hunting and fishing opportunities abound at the 17,632 acre Bluestone Wildlife Area adjacent to the park and nearby Camp Creek State Forest.

Extensive trails on the property are suitable for hiking, horse back riding and four wheeling