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 »
2013 Youth Arts in the Parks Art Contest Deadline Near
Contact: Jodi French-Burr, 304-465-2632
Glen Jean, West Virginia, January 16, 2013- Nature is often an inspiration for artist of all ages. Local students can celebrate such creativity through the Youth Arts in the Parks art contest, part of New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend (April 19 - 21). The art work of contest finalists will be showcased at Tamarack in Beckley and on-line in April, helping all in our community see the amazing natural diversity of Appalachian ecology. But the art entry deadline for Youth Arts in the Parks is almost here. So students, the time to finish up your contest entries is now.
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.