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August 29, 2016
National Park Service to Conduct Prescribed Burn This Fall
The National Park Service is planning to conduct prescribed burns at New River Gorge National River this fall.

August 19, 2016
National Park Service Seeks Information in Vandalism Case
The National Park Service is seeking information in the investigation of recent vandalism at a scenic overlook on the Long Point Trail.

August 16, 2016
History Comes Alive at the Sandstone Visitor Center
Join us for a living history program about Native American peace treaties in the New River Gorge region.

August 01, 2016
August Activities in National Parks of Southern West Virginia
Find your parks at guided activities

July 27, 2016
2016 Outdoor Adventure Fest is here!
Find your parks at New River Gorge National River.

July 21, 2016
Friends of New River Gorge National River Seeking New AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America
Friends of New River Gorge National River is currently seeking a new AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA).

July 08, 2016
Third Annual Train Day at Thurmond July 16, 2016
Join us for the 2016 Thurmond Train Day at Thurmond, featuring Operation Lifesaver.

June 29, 2016
Additional Flood Related Closures Announced in the Three National Parks of Southern West Virginia
The NPS has updated the list of flood related closures in the three parks.

June 29, 2016
Flood Clean-up Continues in the Three National Parks of Southern West Virginia, Most Park Facilities Are Open
NPS is assessing flood impacts throughout three parks; most park facilities remain open.

June 03, 2016
June Activities in National Parks of Southern West Virginia
Find your parks at guided activities.

May 27, 2016
Season in Full Swing at New River Gorge National River with Water Safety Weekend
Explore parks this Memorial Day weekend.

May 12, 2016
Camp Brookside Environmental Education Center Opens at New River Gorge National River
Public Invited to Grand Opening Ceremony on May 21st

May 12, 2016
Tourism to National Parks of Southern West Virginia Creates $64.1 Million in Economic Benefits
Report shows visitor spending supports 846 jobs in local economy

April 16, 2016
Search Crews Find Body of Missing Fisherman
Search and rescue personnel located the body of 51-year old Joe Bennett from Mabscott, West Virginia shortly after 1 pm on Saturday.

April 15, 2016
Welcome Sweet Spring! Thirteenth Annual New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend
Join us for ranger-guided programs in local national and state park sites

April 11, 2016
2016 New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend Program Schedule Announced
The schedule for the 2016 Wildflower Weekend has been announced.

April 10, 2016
Growth of Turkey Spur Fire Slows After Rain and Snow; Some Area Closures Lifted
The Turkey Spur Fire, burning since Wednesday morning, is now estimated to be 35 acres and is 40% contained.

April 08, 2016
New River Gorge National River to Close and Rehabilitate Illegal Off-Road Vehicle Trails This Spring
Staff at New River Gorge National River (NR) will begin closing and rehabilitating 28 miles of illegal off-road vehicle (ORV) trails inside its boundaries this spring

March 03, 2016
New River Gorge National River Receives 2016 Active Trails Grant from the National Park Foundation
An Active Trails grant will bring wellness programming to Camp Brookside.

December 22, 2015
100 Mile Challenge Celebrates National Parks and Health
All can take part in this on-going hiking adventure in New River Gorge National River.

October 07, 2015
New River Gorge National River Welcomes Centennial Volunteer Ambassador
Will Engage New Audiences, Promote Stewardship for National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary

September 08, 2015
New River Gorge National River Welcomes 4th Grade Students Through Every Kid In a Park Initiative
New National Program Encourages Families and Classes to Visit National Parks

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