Cunard Road construction completed
Construction on the Cunard Road has been completed and the road is now open. Access may be delayed at times while striping is being painted.
Rend Trail closure
Repairs to the stone retention wall will cause closures from June through September, 2013. 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?
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...