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 »
Still Time to Enter Hidden History Photo Contest
Contact: Reed Flinn, 304-574-2115
Glen Jean, West Virginia,August 30, 2013— There is still time to capture a snapshot of history and enter the Hidden History Photo Contest! This amateur photo contest and the exhibits to follow will showcase the talents of local photographers (adult and youth), while emphasizing the rich historical treasures found in southern West Virginia. Prizes will be awarded. Coordinated by New River Gorge National River and the National Coal Heritage Area, see complete contest rules and information at http://www.nps.gov/neri and http://www.coalheritage.org. Hurry, for thecontest entry deadline isSeptember 10, 2013. Happy heritage photography!
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...