Road and Trail Closures

As the park continually strives to make improvements that will provide for better visitor experiences, some areas may be temporarily closed or partially closed. Below is a listing of current projects and closures in the park.
 
Road and Trail Closures Map December 2018
 

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 Location 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.
Rend Trail 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.
Kaymoor Trail 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.
 
Please note that delays are possible due to weather and other unforeseeable issues that may arise. All information and dates listed are subject to change.

Updated December 6, 2019

Last updated: December 6, 2018

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