Current Road and Trail Closures
Work is being done throughout the park as well as on several state roads that will unfortunately cause some closures and delays in the park. While we regret any inconveniences this may cause, these projects will ultimately improve visitor experiences and safety throughout the park. Updates will be posted on our park website: www.nps.gov/neri.
|Trail or Road
||Description of Work Being Done
||Effects on Travel
|New River Parkway
||5.3 miles; from Richmond Hamilton Farm south to Sandstone Falls
||Construction of New River Parkway
||The New River Parkway will be under construction from 2017 through 2019. Expect delays of up to 45 minutes each way.
||Second bridge from the Minden side (1.27 miles from Minden Trailhead or 1.96 miles from Thurmond Trailhead
|Structural damage to bridge needs to be corrected
||The affected bridge will remain closed for the foreseeable future; hikers or bikers can travel 1.96 miles in from the Thurmond side or 1.27 miles in from the Minden side.
||Fayette Station Road (Wolf Creek Trailhead) to the Kaymoor Miner’s Trail.
||Safety concerns due to a slope above the trail that has become unstable.
||The trail is closed for the foreseeable future from Fayette Station Road (Wolf Creek Trailhead) to the Kaymoor Miner’s Trail.
|Keeney's Creek Rail Trail
||Keeney’s Creek Rail Trail at Nuttallburg (entire trail)
|Trail closed for repairs due to flooding damage.
||This trail is currently closed.
|Keeney's Creek Road
||Keeney’s Creek Road from Winona to Nuttallburg
||Road is being repaired due to rock slides
||This road will be closed through 2019 due to extensive rock slides. As this road remains closed, there will be no access to Nuttallburg.