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    New River Gorge

    National River West Virginia

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    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 »

Schedule Of Events

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A ranger talks to visitors on a ranger led walk.
 

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Events Upcoming for July

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  • Ranger on the Rock

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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

  • Bluestone Stream Stomp

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    Join a ranger for this hands on activity at Bluestone National Scenic River. More

  • Ranger on the Rock

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

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

  • Ranger on the Rock

    Friday, July 18, 2014

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

  • Bluestone Walk

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Join us for a 2 mile walk along the Bluestone River. More

  • Be a Junior Ranger!

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Earn a JUnior Ranger badge while attending this fun program. More

  • Ranger on the Rock

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

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

  • Historic Thurmond Walk

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Join a ranger for a walking tour of Thurmond. More

  • Thurmond's Railroad Day

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Join us for a day of special events at Thurmond. More

  • Ranger on the Rock

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

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

  • Historic Thurmond Walk

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

    Join a ranger for a walking tour of Thurmond. More

  • Ranger on the Rock

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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

  • Ranger on the Rock

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

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

  • Ranger on the Rock

    Friday, July 25, 2014

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

  • Bluestone Walk

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Join us for a 2 mile walk along the Bluestone River. More

  • Ranger on the Rock

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

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

  • Grand Birding

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Join us for a bird walk. More

  • Historic Thurmond Walk

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Join a ranger for a walking tour of Thurmond. More

  • Ranger on the Rock

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

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

  • Historic Thurmond Walk

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Join a ranger for a walking tour of Thurmond. More

  • Adventure of the Night Hike

    Monday, July 28, 2014

    Join a ranger for a 1 mile hike More

  • Ranger on the Rock

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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

  • 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

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Whitewater rafting on the New River

Whitewater rafting is one of the most popular recreational activities at New River Gorge National River. The rapids range from Class III to Class V. There are a number of commercial outfitters that offer trips to the public. More...