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 »
Native Americans in the New River Gorge Region
Available to schools in:Greenbrier, Monroe, Raleigh & Summers counties
Grade Level: 4th
Program Length: 1 hour
1. Name two of the first peoples to live in the New River environment
2. Describe two lifestyle differences between these early peoples.
3. State one way he or she can preserve our cultural heritage
Did You Know?
The many tributaries of the New River Gorge provide an abundance of cascades and waterfalls on their descent to the New River.