River Detours and Closures at the Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge
The WV Department of Highways and the Federal Highways Administration is replacing the Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge on Route 41 in the town of Prince. Construction will require temporary full river traffic closures and long term river detours. More »
Explore Your National Park
Available to schools in:Greenbrier, Monroe, Raleigh & Summers counties
Grade Level: K
Program Length: 1 hour
1. Tell who parks like the New River Gorge belongs to
2. Use their senses to explore and identify things that are found in the New River Gorge
3. Describe things they can do to protect parks like the New River Gorge
Post-visit activities are:
Did You Know?
Whitewater rafting is one of the most popular recreational activities at New River Gorge National River. The rapids range from Class III to Class V. There are a number of commercial outfitters that offer trips to the public. More...