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    Gauley River

    National Recreation Area West Virginia

Permits

These Adobe Acrobat files explain the process now in place to request permits and Commercial Use Authorizations for activities and events within the park. It is recommended that you download and read the General Permit Information first.

General Permit Information (66 Kb Acrobat File)

Commercial Use Authorization Application (81 Kb Acrobat File)

Special Use Permit Application (94 Kb Acrobat File)

Filming Permit Application (123 Kb Acrobat File)

Monthly Reporting Form (27 Kb Acrobat File)

For more information on park permits, contact

Sherri Clendenin: 304-465-6517

Park Headquarters: 304-465-0508

Did You Know?

Virginia Spirea

High-energy rivers are an ecological driving force for some plant communities. Gauley River is an excellent example of a high energy system which supports rare plant species and their communities. Rare plants here include Virginia Spiraea, Appalachian Blue Violet, and Balsam Squaw-weed.