Rend Trail closure
Repairs to the stone retention wall will cause closures from June through September, 2013. More »
Glade Creek Closures in Effect
Sections of the Glade Creek area will be periodically closed in June and July as the NPS prepares for projects to increase accessibility in popular sites in the Middle Gorge. More »
The staff at New River Gorge National River, lead by Superintendent Trish Kicklighter, manages three impressive and exciting units of your National Park System; New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River, and Gauley River National Recreation Area.
As one of nearly 300 million visitors to America's national parks, we hope that you not only have a safe and enjoyable visit, but that you also take away a deeper understanding and appreciation of your role as stewards of these special places.
Park Planning: Check here to review park planning documents.
Partners: Learn about the partnerships that the National Park Service relies on to help uphold our mission.
Fire Management: Learn more about the park's fire management policies and goals.
Laws & Policies: Check here for park regulations and policies.
Jobs: Check here for information about working for the National Park Service at New River Gorge National River.
Did You Know?
Between 1987 and 1991, over thirty peregrine falcons were released within New River Gorge. Think you saw one? If so, please contact the park wildlife biologist at (304) 465-6542. More...