Rend Trail closure
Repairs to the stone retention wall will cause closures from June through September, 2013. More »
Glade Creek Closures in Effect
Sections of the Glade Creek area will be periodically closed in June and July as the NPS prepares for projects to increase accessibility in popular sites in the Middle Gorge. More »
Introduction to National Park
Available to schools in: Fayette, Greenbrier, Monroe, Nicholas, Raleigh & Summers counties
Grade Level: K
Program Length: 1 hour
1. Recognize New River Gorge National River as a park that belongs to everyone
2. Recognize the National Park Service arrowhead and park rangers
3. Name three things that are protected in parks, in particular in New River Gorge National River
Post-visit activities are:
Did You Know?
The New River was designated an American Heritage River on July 30, 1998. There are currently fourteen American Heritage Rivers in the country.