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    New River Gorge

    National River West Virginia

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  • 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 »

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A ranger talks to visitors on a ranger led walk.
 

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  • Ranger on the Rock

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Chat with a ranger at one of the most scenic overlooks in the park. More

  • Ranger on the Rock

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Chat with a ranger at one of the most scenic overlooks in the park. More

Did You Know?

Historic Logging Railroad at Garden Ground

The New River Gorge was logged extensively thoughout the past century. The landscape is now recovering, with the park ecosystem returning to its more natural state, but there are still plenty of signs of the past activities.