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.

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Features

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Ranger-led Programs

The park offers several ranger-led programs and hikes. See what is happening in your national park.

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Try out our new smart phone app!

Trying to find your way around the park? Our new smartphone app can help.

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Join the Conversation

New River Gorge National River is on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, and YouTube. Keep up with events and join the conversation.

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Volunteer In Parks

We are currently looking for volunteers for positions in 2015. Learn about ways you can help support your park.

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Hiking Trails

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.

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Whitewater

Check out our whitewater page for information on rafting, water levels, and river safety.

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