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May 16, 2017
Volunteers Needed to Staff Grandview Visitor Center This Summer
The National Park Service is recruiting volunteers to assist in staffing the small visitor center in the Grandview area of New River Gorge National River this summer

May 08, 2017
Tourism to National Parks of Southern West Virginia Creates Nearly $67.1 Million in Economic Benefits
A new report shows that tourism to the three national parks in southern WV created nearly $67.1 million in economic benefits to the region.

April 21, 2017
Citizen Scientists Highlighted in Fourteenth Annual New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend April 28 – 30, 2017
Join the National Park Service for the 14th annual Wildflower Weekend!

April 11, 2017
NPS to Make Accessibility Improvements at Grandview Area of New River Gorge National River
The NPS is making accessibility improvements at Grandview.

April 05, 2017
Youth Arts in the Parks 2017 Appalachian Spring Wildflower Art Exhibit Opens at Tamarack and Online
Youth Arts in the Parks Wildflower Art Contest winners are on exhibit at Tamarack.

March 29, 2017
NPS Seeks to Hire Local Teachers to Help Revamp Educational Programming
Local school teachers can have an opportunity to work in a national park this summer.

March 20, 2017
National Park Service Seeks Information in Vandalism Case
The National Park Service is seeking information in the investigation of a recent break-in and significant vandalism to a historic house in the town of Thurmond, WV.

March 14, 2017
National Park Service to Host Climbing Listening Session
The National Park Service invites the public to comment on climbing issues in the park.

February 24, 2017
National Park Service Fire Managers Plan Prescribed Fires This Spring
New River Gorge National River fire managers are preparing for several prescribed fires this spring.

January 11, 2017
NRG 100 Mile Challenge Continues in 2017
All can take part in this on-going hiking challenge in local national parks.

January 04, 2017
2016 Hidden History Photo Contest Exhibit Now in Logan
Winning contest photos to rotate through several southern West Virginia visitor centers this winter.

December 16, 2016
Grant Funding Expands Popular “Get Active in the Park” Program
Volunteers Needed to Teach Outdoor Classes

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