This Man-Made Swimming Hole Has The Best Views In All Of West Virginia

Wow! We can’t think of a better place to build a swimming pool complex than on the rim of the canyon making up the New River Gorge – and with a view of the New River Gorge Bridge. Canyon Falls Pool in West Virginia is a man-made swimming hole with views that are better than any other swimming hole in all of West Virginia. If this intrigues you, read on to learn more about why this one-of-a-kind destination in the Mountain State is an ideal destination to take your family for a day of play in the sun.


To learn more about the experience you’ll have at Canyon Falls Pool in West Virginia, visit their website. And, if you’ve already visited this one-of-a-kind park in West Virginia, feel free to comment about the fun you had in the following section.

Along with enjoying your time at Canyon Falls Pool, you’ll find ideas of where to spend the day playing in natural swimming holes in West Virginia in this Only in Your State article as well.


Address: Adventures on the Gorge, 219 Co Rte 60/5, Lansing, WV 25862, USA
The OIYS Visitor Center

Canyon Falls Pool in West Virginia

August 01, 2022

Are there any good swimming holes in West Virginia? 

If you love cooling off while spending time in nature with your family and friends, you’ll be thrilled to learn that there are plenty of swimming holes in West Virginia for you to choose from. This even includes taking a hike to a West Virginia swimming hole with a waterfall (or two) as well!

What are the most beautiful lakes in West Virginia?

Aside from spending the day soaking in the views and splashing around at Canyon Falls Pool in West Virginia, there are numerous lakes throughout the state that’ll also take your breath away. With plenty to do and see, one of the most beautiful is Summersville Lake in Nicholas County. And just like some West Virginia swimming holes, there are quite a few lakes that are perfect for cooling off on a hot day too.

Where can I hike to a cave in West Virginia?

If you’re in the mood for an adventure and want to spend more time in nature, how about hitting an easy trail leading to a cave when you’re in West Virginia? One of the prettiest destinations is Coonskin Grotto in the park of the same name. However, if you head out on your adventure on a hot day, feel free to also hike to a West Virginia swimming hole.

Address: Adventures on the Gorge, 219 Co Rte 60/5, Lansing, WV 25862, USA