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 »
Science Youth Nature Camp
SYNCing Youth With Nature is a day camp that engages 5th and 6th grade students in a series of hands-on activities to explore and learn about the natural world.
Where: Grandveiw at the New River Gorge National River
When: Sign up for one week:
Time: 8:30 a.m to 4:30 p.m. daily
Who: 5th and 6th grade students (first 60 students/camp accepted)
Pick up/Drop off: A FREE bus will pick students up each day at a local school in Raleigh County.
Lunch: Students need to pack their own lunch and snacks each day. Water and lemonade will be provided.
Clothing: Students will be outside all day.
This program is FREE. There is no cost for students to attend!
For more information contact Mark Bollinger at 304-640-8731; e-mail us
Did You Know?
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.