Plan a Field Trip

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All educational groups are welcome to visit Bluestone National Scenic River either for a self-guided trip or for a ranger-led educational program. All programs are free of charge.

Reserving a Program:
On-site, ranger-led education programs are available by reservation only and are based on staff availability.

To schedule a ranger-led program, contact Sandstone Visitor Center at New River Gorge National River (304-466-0417).

Trip Guidelines:
When visiting the park, we ask that:
1. You call as soon as possible if you must cancel your ranger-led program
2. You have one teacher or chaperone for every 10 students and be responsible for maintaining group discipline
3. Participants wear good walking or tennis shoes NOT flip flops or sandals
4. Participants wear clothing appropriate to daily weather conditions
5. You bring along any student medications and be prepared to administer them
6. Participants bring meals or food if planning to dine at the park as there are no vendors or vending machines in the park

For more information about our curriculum-based education program, please visit the FOR TEACHERS page of nearby New River Gorge National River.

Last updated: February 26, 2015

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 246
Glen Jean, WV 25846


(304) 465-0508

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