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    New River Gorge

    National River West Virginia

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  • 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 »

New River Gorge: Your Outdoor Classroom

New River Gorge National River invites you and your students to participate in our environmental education program. We offer curriculum-based, ranger-led educational programs both in the classroom and at the park as well as a number of on-site (in-park) ranger-led education programs. All programs are free of charge and open to all schools and teachers.

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