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    New River Gorge

    National River West Virginia

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November 21, 2014
2015 Youth Arts in the Parks Wildflower Art Contest Announced
Has nature ever inspired you to do something creative? Local students can celebrate their creativity through the Youth Arts in the Parks program.

November 12, 2014
Opening of Meadow Creek Campground Delayed until 2015
The National Park Service is pushing back the opening of the new Meadow Creek Campground until mid-2015 as a result of unexpected construction delays due to weather last spring. The campground was previously expected to open this fall.

November 05, 2014
Construction Activity Along Butcher’s Branch Trail
Contractors will be using Butcher’s Branch Trail for access to Kaymoor Tunnel the week of November 10th.

September 29, 2014
Train Derailment on Tracks Along Fayette Station Road
Possible delays for traffic traveling Fayette Station Road during clean-up of railroad cars.

September 16, 2014
American Indian Reenactment at Sandstone
Join us for ranger-guided programs and talks!

September 11, 2014
Portions of the Rend Trail Closed for Bridge Repairs
Due to structural damage, portions of the Rend Trail will be closed effective immediately.

September 03, 2014
2014 Hidden History Photo Contest Exhibit at Tamarack
Explore the history of the local area through the lens of a camera!

August 27, 2014
Be a Junior Ranger in the Park
Join us for ranger-guided programs in the National Park!

August 19, 2014
Critter Watchin’ in the New River Gorge
Join us for ranger-guided programs in the National Park!

July 24, 2014
2014 Hidden History Photo Contest Announced
Celebrate southern West Virginia’s cultural heritage by entering this historic photo contest!

July 23, 2014
Tourism to Local national parks creates over 51 million dollars in Economic Benefit
Report shows visitor spending supports 673 in local economy

July 08, 2014
River Detours and Closures at the Thomas Buford Pugh Memorial Bridge
The replacement of the Route 41 Bridge will require temporary closures and long term river detours.

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