Portions of Rend Trail closed for Bridge Repairs
Portions of the Rend Trail, formerly known as the Thurmond Minden Trail, will be closed effective immediately due to safety concerns. More »
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 New River is a very popular warm water fishery. The West Virginia state record for length of Smallmouth Bass - 25.5 inches and 7.5 lbs - was caught in the New River in 1976.