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November 17, 2017
History Comes Alive at Canyon Rim Visitor Center
Step back in time at a special living history program at Canyon Rim Visitor Center.

October 19, 2017
National Park Service to Host Community Meeting on Climbing
National Park Service to Host Community Meeting on Climbing November 4 at Canyon Rim Visitor Center.

October 03, 2017
2017 Hidden History Photo Contest Exhibit
Winning contest photos to rotate through several southern West Virginia visitor centers this season.

September 15, 2017
Ninth Annual Hidden History Weekend is Here!
September 22 – 24 event highlights the stories of southern West Virginia’s Appalachian Heritage.

September 07, 2017
National Park Service to Conduct Prescribed Burns This Fall
New River Gorge National River fire managers are preparing for two prescribed fires this fall, between September 18 and October 15, weather permitting.

September 01, 2017
2017 Hidden History Photo Contest Exhibit Opens at Tamarack
See the exhibit of the winning entries to the 2017 Hidden History Photo Contest now at Tamara

August 25, 2017
Search Crews Find Body of Missing Swimmer
Body of Missing Swimmer Found

August 25, 2017
Search Underway for Missing Swimmer at New River Gorge National River
Search operations underway searching for missing swimmer.

July 19, 2017
National Park Service Prepares for 2017 National Scout Jamboree
Service projects within the park will provide for increased recreational opportunities

July 05, 2017
Fourth Annual Thurmond Train Day to be Held on Saturday, July 15
All can take part in Thurmond Train Day to be Held on Saturday, July 15 2017.

July 05, 2017
Camp Brookside Environmental Education Center and Adjacent River Access Point Closed While Bridge is Repaired
Camp Brookside area closed during bridge repair.

July 01, 2017
Popular Turkey Spur Overlook Reopened with Support from Local Community
Turkey Spur Reopens

July 01, 2017
2017 Hidden History Photo Contest Announced
Celebrate southern West Virginia’s cultural heritage by entering this photo contest.

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.

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

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

Last updated: July 8, 2017

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