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 »
National Park Service Recruiting Volunteers
Contact: Robin Snyder, 304-465-6523
The National Park Service will be conducting several activities during the 2013 National Scout Jamboree scheduled July 15th through 24th at the Summit Bechtel Reserve adjacent to the park. The park is recruiting for volunteers to: assist with trail building and supervising of scouts constructing new trail; to operate the park's visitor centers including Canyon Rim in the north district and Sandstone Visitor Center in the south district; and to staff information tents at the Summit Center during the Jamboree.
Did You Know?
You can "catch a train" to visit the park! The AMTRAK Cardinal travels through New River Gorge on its route from New York, NY to Chicago, IL.