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    New River Gorge

    National River West Virginia

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  • Portions of Rend Trail closed for Bridge Repairs

    Portions of the Rend Trail, formerly known as the Thurmond Minden Trail, will be closed effective immediately due to safety concerns. More »

  • 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 »

Photos & Multimedia

a view through the clouds at Grandview
Louise McLaughlin
river and gorge

Photo Gallery:
A picture is worth a thousand words. Check out the Photo Gallery page for a collection of images from throughout the park.

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Multimedia Presentations
The Multimedia Presentations page includes a Fayette Station Road Audio Tour and a collection of videos that cover a variety of park resources.

gorge view from webcam

Check out the Webcams page for a real-time view of the New River Gorge from Canyon Rim Visitor Center.

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Social Media
Join the conversation and stay connected with what is happening at New River Gorge National River, Bluestone National Scenic River, and Gauley River National Recreation Area. Learn about your parks, keep up to date on park events and programs, and share your experiences through our social media pages.


Check back frequently as we are constantly updating our photo galleries and video collection.

Did You Know?

BASE Jumper at New River Gorge

One day each year, hundreds of BASE (Building, Antenna, Span, and Earth) jumpers come to New River Gorge to parachute from the New River Gorge Bridge.