I'm not sure, but I don't think you can do that here. There is a dam 7 miles above the falls & below the falls there are many white water rafting companies. People do a lot of fishing here in the falls. Today is "Bridge Day" ~ a lot of folks sky dive & bungie off the New River Gorge Bridge.It's actually leagal on this day.
Kazooie, The New River Gorge Bridge is on the same River as this. ( The New River starts in NC & goes to the Ohio. Actually it turns into the Kanawha River in Charleston,WV. ) Yes, the guy that died was a retired policeman from CA. And what I found strange was that he had jumped from this bridge many times before. DH says that either he didn't pack his parrachute(sp) properly or (& I hate saying this) he was wanting to commit suicide. But that's just speculation by DH. He tends to be pretty cynical at times. And it happened this past Saturday.
I was born over in Raliegh County...and one of the best times we had was taking all the family for a picnic over at Sandstone Falls...that was before the govt. made it into a park...and designated New River as "A National River". Jo