Rend Trail closure
Repairs to the stone retention wall will cause closures from June through September, 2013. More »
Glade Creek Closures in Effect
Sections of the Glade Creek area will be periodically closed in June and July as the NPS prepares for projects to increase accessibility in popular sites in the Middle Gorge. More »
Eastern National provides quality educational products and services to the visitors to America's national parks and other public trusts.
Eastern National, chartered in 1948, is an association operating in more than 130 national parks and other public trusts. Its policies and programs are guided by an elected board of directors. The board, the members and the staff are dedicated to the preservation and use of the parks for the benefit of all Americans, visitors from all nations and future generations.
Eastern provides a variety of unique items that will enhance your visit. Items offered for sale include maps, trail guides, books of local interest and unique craft items. By purchasing an item from the bookstore, you are supporting New River Gorge. Eastern returns a percentage of its profits to use for promoting the historical, scientific and conservation activities of the National Park Service. Among other projects, these donations are used to fund publications such as this newspaper. Membership in Eastern National entitles you to a discount on merchandise and helps support the programs of the National Park Service. For more information about Eastern National or to become a member, visit the Eastern National web site.
Any item you see in our bookstore can be ordered by mail, by telephone or by visiting our eParks bookstore. If ordering by mail, you may use a personal check made payable to "Eastern National" or you may use a credit or debit card when ordering by phone.
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...