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April 23, 2015
Tourism to the National Parks of Southern West Virginia creates $60,572,100 in Economic Benefits
Report shows visitor spending supports 808 jobs in local economy

April 17, 2015
Welcome Sweet Spring! Twelfth Annual New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend April 24 – 26, 2015
Join us for ranger-guided programs in local National and State Park sites!

April 07, 2015
2015 New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend Program Schedule Announced
The schedule of events for the 2015 Wildflower Weekend has been announced.

April 02, 2015
Old Growth Forest to be Dedicated at New River Gorge
New River Gorge forest to be dedicated into the Old-Growth Forest Network.

March 31, 2015
New River Gorge National River Joins National Find Your Park Movement
National Park Week 2015 Encourages Everyone To Find Your Park

March 31, 2015
Youth Arts in the Parks 2015 Art Contest Exhibit
2015 Appalachian Spring Wildflower Art Exhibit at Tamarack Opens April 1st!

March 03, 2015
Creating a Future for Camp Brookside
Community leaders meet to discuss the next steps to open the camp’s doors.

November 21, 2014
2015 Youth Arts in the Parks Wildflower Art Contest Announced
Has nature ever inspired you to do something creative? Local students can celebrate their creativity through the Youth Arts in the Parks program.

November 12, 2014
Opening of Meadow Creek Campground Delayed until 2015
The National Park Service is pushing back the opening of the new Meadow Creek Campground until mid-2015 as a result of unexpected construction delays due to weather last spring. The campground was previously expected to open this fall.

September 11, 2014
Portions of the Rend Trail Closed for Bridge Repairs
Due to structural damage, portions of the Rend Trail will be closed effective immediately.

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