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June 11, 2015
2015 Hidden History Photo Contest Announced
Celebrate southern West Virginia’s cultural heritage by entering this historic photo contest!

June 04, 2015
Plein Air in the Park
Join us for a ranger-guided program in a National Park Service site!

May 19, 2015
Volunteers needed for Grandview
The National Park Service is recruiting for volunteers for the Grandview area of New River Gorge National River.

May 18, 2015
Memorial Day Weekend Ranger-led Activities
This is the perfect time to enjoy a ranger-guided programs at New River Gorge National River. National Park Service visitor centers are a good place to begin any park visit.

May 13, 2015
Water Safety Weekend at New River Gorge NR
The National Park Service at New River Gorge National River and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Bluestone Lake will present their annual Water Safety Weekend to help visitors safely prepare for the season’s activities on area rivers and lakes.

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.

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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