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?
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.