March 07, 2012
NPS Releases Record of Decision for the General Management Plan/ Abbreviated Final Environmental Impact Statement
The National Park Service announces the availability of the Record of Decision for the General Management Plan/Abbreviated Final Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/EIS) for New River Gorge National River.
September 28, 2011
NEW RIVER GORGE NATIONAL RIVER - WV
New River Gorge National River enjoyed its second successful fledging from the bald eagle nest at Brooks Island this summer.
September 28, 2011
NPS Releases Abbreviated Final General Management Plan
The National Park Service is pleased to announce the availability of the Abbreviated Final General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/EIS) and the Foundation Plan for the New River Gorge National River.
September 01, 2011
Grand Opening of Arrowhead Trail
Grand Opening of the Arrowhead Trail in New River Gorge National River will be held on September 7th.
April 18, 2011
White-Nose Syndrome Confirmed in Park Bats
New River Gorge National River has detected the presence of white-nose syndrome (WNS) in central Fayette County, West Virginia.
January 27, 2011
National Park Service Releases Hiking-Biking Plan for Public Review
press release for Hiking-biking plan
September 02, 2010
New River Gorge Tire Clean Up
NPS employees and volunteers clean up tires from New River
February 05, 2010
Draft GMP Public Meetings
The National Park Service announced today that the draft General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (GMP) and draft Foundation Plan for New River Gorge National River have been released for public review and input.
December 01, 2009
Public Meeting on Hike and Bike Trail System
The National Park Service is soliciting public input as part of an Environmental Assessment for the construction of two stacked loop hike and bike trail systems in the Craig Branch and Garden Ground areas of New River Gorge National River.
May 09, 2009
Notice of Availability of the Finding of No Significant Impact -FONSI-Nuttallburg Visitor Use Area Implementation Plan and Environmental Assessment
The National Park Service at New River Gorge National River has prepared a FONSI for the Nuttallburg Visitor Use Area Implementation Plan and Environmental Assessment (IP/EA).
July 09, 2008
New Resource Management Chief
Scott Stonum selected to be the new Chief of Resource Management for New River Gorge National River.
May 22, 2008
Falcon Reintroduction Enters Third Year
2008 marks the third in a multi-year program to reintroduce peregrine falcons to the New River Gorge Region
March 28, 2008
Emerald Ash Borer
Emerald Ash Borer found in New River Gorge National River.
March 25, 2008
Peregrine Monitoring 2008
New River Gorge National River begins monitoring for peregrine falcon activity at Endless Wall and Beauty Mountain.
February 05, 2008
National Park Service (NPS) employees are working in cooperation with volunteers from the local rock climbing community to remove graffiti from the Beauty Mountain cliffs in New River Gorge National River near Fayetteville, WV.
January 14, 2008
Glade Creek Road Re-Opens
Glade Creek Road is open all the way to the Glade Creek Campground.
October 22, 2007
GMP Alternative Announced
NPS to Present New Alternative for Draft General Management Plan
October 11, 2007
Cunard Road Closure - 11 October 2007
NPS Reminds Public of Upcoming Cunard Road Closure
September 20, 2007
Glade Creek Road Update Sept 19 2007
Glade Creek Road Re-Opened to Grandview Sandbar
July 26, 2007
Cunard Road Delays and Closure
Road construction will begin on the Cunard Road on August 1st, 2007.
July 18, 2007
NERI Blood Drive
New River Gorge National River to Sponsor Blood Drive
July 01, 2007
2007 Peregrine Falcon Release
The park has just collaborated in the largest release of peregrine falcons in North America.
June 29, 2007
Ranger Receives Governer's Award
Ranger Randy Fisher received a special citation for his role in saving the life of man attempting suicide.
June 25, 2007
Berwind Land Company Sells 558 Acres to NPS
Park purchases 558 acres located on the plateau just south of Kaymoor Top and east of Gatewood Road (near Fayetteville, WV), the property also borders the rim of the New River Gorge.
May 24, 2007
Peregrine Falcon Camera
Live video and webcam of peregrine falcon program available to the public.
May 18, 2007
Glade Creek Road Closure
Wet Weather Forces NPS to Close Glade Creek Road
May 08, 2007
Park and Volunteers Clean Up Graffitti
Volunteers Help Sandblast Graffiti from Gorge Cliffs
April 24, 2007
Peregrine Volunteers 2007
Volunteers who worked on the park's Peregrine Falcon program were recognized for their efforts.
April 13, 2007
New Superintendent Selected
Don Striker is the new superintendent at New River Gorge National River and the associated Gauley River National Recreation Area and Bluestone National Scenic River.
April 02, 2007
NPS Targets Trash Dumps in Three Counties
Since January, National Park Service (NPS) maintenance crews have been hauling trash from park-owned properties in Fayette, Raleigh and Summers counties.
March 05, 2007
Repairs Begin on Cunard and Glade Creek Roads
NPS Contractors are scheduled to begin repairs on Cunard and Glade Creek Roads within New River Gorge National River.
February 20, 2007
NPS Northeast Region Resource Manager Award
New River Gorge Wildlife Biologist, Matt Varner, is selected as Northeast Region's Resouce Manager of the Year.
February 15, 2007
Peregrine Monitoring 2007
New River Gorge National River begins monitoring for peregrine falcon activity at Endless Wall.
February 01, 2007
Acting Superintendent Named
Debbie Darden has been named Acting Superintendent of New River Gorge National River.
January 05, 2007
2006 Park Partnership Award
The 2006 recipient of the Park Partnership Award is Summers County Middle School teacher, Amy Smith, who has been an exemplary participant in the NPS environmental education program for several years.
December 01, 2006
Distinguished WV Award
Cal Hite, National Park Service (NPS) Superintendent of New River Gorge National River, was honored yesterday at the 2006 West Virginia Governor’s Conference on Tourism Awards Program in Charleston, WV.
June 20, 2006
NERI Woodrat Monitoring
New River Gorge NR contains stable, healthy, globally significant populations of Allegheny woodrats, which is a species of special concern in WV and is in decline throughout the rest of its range in the eastern U.S. The woodrat population in and around NERI may represent the core population for this species in the eastern U.S. Therefore, due to this species' decline throughout the eastern U.S., the woodrat populations at New River Gorge are critical from a conservation perspective.