Swimming Holes:

Hawks Nest/Mill Creek


Mill Creek flows through Ansted, WV and then drops into the New River Gorge at Hawks Nest State Park.  There are many great swimming spots along the section that is bordered by the Hawks Nest/Ansted Rail Trail.  Just bike or walk the trail and look for a spot to cool off.  Mill Creek Falls is visible from the Hawks Nest Rd.


Mill Creek is located in southern West Virginia.  It flows through Ansted, WV.  (See Google Maps below for specific directions.)

HikingRock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Fishing, Family Play Activities, Whitewater


49 Hawks Nest Park Rd, Ansted, WV 25812


304-658-5212, hawksnestsp@wv.gov

Web resources:

Hawks Nest SP Web Page


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