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.
Hidden History Photo Contest
See all of the photos submitted for the 2013 Hidden History Photo Contest.Read More
Try out our new smart phone app!
Trying to find your way around the park? Our new smartphone app can help.Read More
Join the Conversation
New River Gorge National River is on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and YouTube. Keep up with events and join the conversation.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
Youth Arts in the Parks Contest
Appalachian Spring Wildflower Art Contest; Celebrate ecology through art. Check out this years winners!Read More
Volunteer In Parks
We are currently looking for volunteers for positions in 2014. Learn about ways you can help support your park.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?
Over one million visitors come to New River Gorge National River each year. Park rangers assist visitors and help them better understand the park and the park resources.