White water rafting is an exciting sport enjoyed by people around the world. When we think of rafting we think of adrenaline, excitement, and of course, water! Without it, we would be nothing but a raft on the ground, so shouldn’t we know a little bit about the water that allows us to experience the thrill of rafting?
The New River, otherwise known as the Kanawha River, is about 320 miles long, stretching through West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina. The portion in West Virginia is known as the New River Gorge National River and is an American Heritage River.