Available at: Burnwood, Canyon Rim, Glade Creek, Sandstone Falls, and Thurmond
Grade Level: 1st – 8th
Program Length: 1.5 hours
1. Name three hazardous characteristics of the river and identify potentially hazardous situations
2. List reason reasons why PFDs (personal flotation devices) should be worn
3. State and demonstrate two ways to rescue someone in trouble
A Water Safety K_W_L Chart
Longfellow’s Whale Tales
Two Truths and a Fib
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...