Benjy Simpson is the Managing Member for Bridge Walk LLC of Bridge Walk located in Lansing, West Virginia – in Fayette  County. Bridge Walk is a one-of-a-kind bridge walk where you cross the catwalk under the world-famous New River Gorge Bridge on a panoramic three-hour adventure. Bridge Walk was founded in 2009 as a cooperative effort between the National Park Service, the West Virginia Division of Highways, and the partners that make up Bridge Walk LLC.

Benjy Simpson also serves as the annual Bridge Day Rappel Coordinator, the past 28 years. He has a BS in Recreation & Park Administration from NC State University. Benjy also has a MA in Physical Education & Outdoor Education with a Minor in Education from Appalachian State University






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