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 »
Public Meeting on Hike and Bike Trail System
Contact: Jamie Fields, 304 465-6527
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. Additionally, the potential impacts of allowing bicycle use on the proposed new trails along with select existing trails and administrative roads within New River Gorge National River and Bluestone National Scenic River will be analyzed.
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...