National Park Service
Upper New River Wild and Scenic River Study
A study of the New River from Glen Lyn, VA to Bluestone Lake, WV
Shumate Falls
Questions and Answers
Learn about the special qualities of the river
Management Alternatives
Study Area Map
Getting Involved

What is the Upper New Wild and Scenic River Study?

The Upper New River Wild and Scenic River Study was authorized by the Congress and the President to determine whether an approximately 20-mile section of the New River straddling the Virginia/West Virginia border should be added to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.more

Getting Involved
Find out about upcoming opportunities to get involved with the project.

Management Alternatives
Learn about the alternatives for future management being considered in this study.

Important Resources
Find out about the significant natural, recreational, historic, and cultural resources of the river.

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River Study
Public Meetings Announced

Hinton WV
July 12, 2004

Rich Creek VA
July 13, 2004