4-6 May 2018
14TH Annual 

Whitewater Whirl!

a mini dance vacation in WV's New River Gorge Scenic Recreation Area

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Offsite Food


New River CVB

The New River Gorge Convention and Visitor Bureau has a comprehensive listings for area lodging, food, and adventure options.  This CVB is a great information resource for the New River Gorge area.


Nearest Store

The Store

Leave the park and at the end of the Park road, turn left onto the highway (Rt. 16) and then almost immediately left again at the gas pumps.


Good food at all these places. 

*** Listed by distance from the Whiteswater Whirl 

Cathedral Cafe (Fayetteville) - Breakfast, lunch, and also dinner on the weekends. Good food, full coffee bar, no alcohol, good desserts, inexpensive to moderate, great ambiance, popular with both the outdoor crowd and local bizness types. The vegetable panini sandwich is hard to beat.

Pies N Pints (Fayetteville) - Gourmet, thin-crust pizzas, salads, sandwiches and good microbrews.

Secret Sadwich Society (Fayetteville) - 

Los Vaquaros (Fayetteville) - 

 Gumbo's (Fayetteville) - Good beer.

 Elliot's Whitewater Bar & Grill (Fayetteville) - 

 Adventures on the Gorge (Lansing)

 Smokey's On the George (Lansing)

Chetty's Pub (Lansing) - Appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, hand-cut fries. Beer too. Watch the video of the latest raft trip on the big screen with those that experienced it first-hand. Located on the Gorge rim. Deck has a great Gorge view.

Tamarac: The Best of West Virginia (Beckley)

Hawks Nest State Park Restaurant (Hawks Nest)

 Location / contact info at New River George CVB web site


To get to Fayetteville from Whitewater Whirl

  • Leave the park and continue till the road ends at a T (Rt. 16).
  • Turn right onto Rt. 16 and go 4 miles uphill to the light at US-19.
  • Cross the highway and you're now on Court Street, the main drag. head up into town.
  • There's a money machine at the Fayette County Bank, just ahead on your left.
  • The following restaurants are either on, or on a side street off of Court Street.

Update: 2017-11-17