Grandview Shelter #2 is a larger shelter located under the canopy of the forest. It can accommodate up to 80 people inside and 55 people outside the shelter for a total of about 135 people.
Shelter #2 offers two electrical outlets, and four charcoal grills. Playground equipment, horse shoe pit, drinking fountain with side spigot, and a handicapped accessible restroom are nearby. This shelter is also handicapped accessible with an asphalt walkway to the shelter for handicapped/elderly. Additional chairs, tables, and canopy tents are allowed.
Grandview Shelter 2 playground equipment is being replaced. The new equipment is expected to be in place by Spring of 2024.
All individuals participating in events or activitiers at Grandview shelters must wear masks in accordance with the current mask-wearing requirements in the Superintendent's compendium, which is available on the park's website or from the Superintendent's office.
You may rearrange picnic tables at the shelter for your event. You are responsible for returning the picnic tables to the original location at the conclusion of the event.
Keep your confirmation notice with you in the event of a conflict with a non-reservation party.
Pets must be kept on a leash at all times.
Cutting, destroying, digging, removing or possessing any tree, shrub, or other plant is prohibited. Digging holes, moving rocks, or constructing viewing platforms is prohibited. In no instance will anything be affixed to trees, bushes, or structures. Any signs or other notices to participants will be a stand-alone, temporary measure only.
Grandview became part of New River Gorge National River in 1990, after more than 50 years as one of West Virginia's most popular day use state parks. The area offers spectacular views of the New River and beautiful displays of rhododendron. At the Main Overlook, 1,400 feet above the river, you see an active railway and the town of Quinnimont, where the first coal was shipped out of the gorge in 1873.
The city of Beckley is approximately 12 miles from Grandview. It offers a wide variety of shopping, restaurants, and hotels. Popular attractions include a children's museum, and Exhibition Coal Mine.
The Grandview area of New River Gorge National River features five hiking trails, overlooks, a seasonal visitor center, ranger-led activities, summer outdoor dramas (Theatre West Virginia), playgrounds, volleyball court, baseball field, and basketball court.
Refunds are not issued due to rain.
PO Box 246 Glen Jean WV 25846
For campground inquiries, please call: 304-465-0508
To reach Grandview from Beckley follow I-64 East five miles to Exit 129 B. From Lewisburg follow I-64 West forty miles to Exit 129. From either exit, turn right and follow Route 9 North six miles to Grandview.