Most People Don’t Realize One Of The Oldest Rivers In The World Is Right Here In Virginia

Despite its name, the New River is actually among the oldest in the entire world.

Winding its way through Virginia, this gorgeous and ancient river system is the oldest on the North American continent and is second only to the Nile. Even with such an extensive history, this lively river lends itself to all sorts of outdoor recreation. Take a look at some of the following photos of the iconic New River in all of its glory:

Need help planning your trip to the New River? Be sure to visit the Virginia Wildlife Conservancy website by clicking here. What’s your favorite place along the river? We’d love to hear from you!