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 »
West Virginia Industrial Heritage
Available to schools in:Greenbrier, Monroe, Raleigh & Summers counties
Grade Level: 5th
Program Length: 1 hour
1. Define industrialization
2. Describe three early industries of the New River Gorge and West Virginia
3. State a contribution that each of these industries had on out history
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Did You Know?
One day each year, hundreds of BASE (Building, Antenna, Span, and Earth) jumpers come to New River Gorge to parachute from the New River Gorge Bridge.