Cunard Road construction completed
Construction on the Cunard Road has been completed and the road is now open. Access may be delayed at times while striping is being painted.
Rend Trail closure
Repairs to the stone retention wall will cause closures from June through September, 2013. More »
A River Runs Through It
A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. The park encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
Rangers in Training
A free program that gives local students an opportunity to discover and enjoy some of the history, nature and recreation that the park has to offer.Read More
Youth Arts in the Parks Contest
Appalachian Spring Wildflower Art Contest; Celebrate ecology through art. Check out this years winners!Read More
Join the Conversation
New River Gorge National River is on Facebook and Twitter. Keep up with events and join the conversation.Read More
Volunteer In Parks
We are currently looking for volunteers for positions in 2013. Learn about ways you can help support your park.Read More
The park offers several ranger-led programs and hikes. See what is happening in your national park.Read More
Check out our whitewater page for information on rafting, water levels, and river safety.Read More
With nearly 100 miles of trails to choose from, New River Gorge National River has a trail for everyone. Start here to plan your hiking adventure.Read More
Did You Know?
The New River Gorge was logged extensively thoughout the past century. The landscape is now recovering, with the park ecosystem returning to its more natural state, but there are still plenty of signs of the past activities.