Portions of Rend Trail closed for Bridge Repairs
Portions of the Rend Trail, formerly known as the Thurmond Minden Trail, will be closed effective immediately due to safety concerns. More »
River Detours and Closures at the Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge
The WV Department of Highways and the Federal Highways Administration is replacing the Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge on Route 41 in the town of Prince. Construction will require temporary full river traffic closures and long term river detours. More »
Our Staff & Offices
The staff at New River Gorge National River also manages two other nearby units of the national park system: Bluestone National Scenic River and Gauley River National Recreation Area. Park headquarters is centrally located in Glen Jean, with employees stationed there and throughout the park. Work groups include Management, Administration, Maintenance Resource Management, Visitor Protection, and Interpretation and Visitor Services.
Superintendent: Trish Kicklighter
Deputy Superintendent: Jeff West
To contact the park:
All correspondence to New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River, or Gauley River National Recreation Area may be addressed to:
P. O. Box 246
Did You Know?
The New River was designated an American Heritage River on July 30, 1998. There are currently fourteen American Heritage Rivers in the country.