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New River Gorge national park generated $96.1 million in 2022

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The National Park Service’s 2022 report on visitor spending has found that the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve in...

12 remarkable facts about the New River Gorge in West Virginia

The Adventures on the Gorge Resort overlooks the New River Gorge National Park near Fayetteville, W.Va.
FAYETTEVILLE, W. Va. — The nation's newest national park, the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, is full of secrets, surprises, historic sites,...

New River Gorge Bridge not only record bridge in national park

The McDonald Bridge is the highest on the U.S. Interstate Highway System.
GRANDVIEW, W.Va. — The world-renowned New River Gorge Bridge isn't the only record-breaking high bridge in the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve...

Rangers rescue deer from ravine in New River Gorge national park

The deer was first observed on a ledge in a crevice on the rim of the gorge.
Rangers in the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve reported rescuing a deer from a deep ravine near the park's towering cliffs Friday,...

Sandstone Falls is a must-see wonder of New River Gorge national...

HINTON, W.Va. — Among the most astonishing natural wonders in America's newest national park, Sandstone Falls is attracting the attention of an increasing number...

Harpers Ferry to reenact Christmas as celebrated in 1864

Visitors walk Potomac Street during Christmas in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — On December 3 and 4, 2022, visitors to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park are invited to explore a historical reenactment...

New River Gorge national park in West Virginia now attracting more...

BECKLEY, W.Va. — The fantastic recreational opportunities in the New River Gorge in West Virginia are no longer a secret. Since becoming one of...

Visitors encouraged to hike lesser-known New River Gorge trails

Elizabeth Slone and other members of the Friends of the New River Gorge are encouraging visitors to hike lesser-known park trails.
Even before it was part of a national park, the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia was a popular destination for visitors who...

New River Gorge ranked top national park for scenic views, activities

Sightseers gather at the New River Gorge overlook at Grandview.
GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — The New River Gorge National Park and Preserve in West Virginia has been ranked best in the nation for its...

Boat tours transport sightseers to view of New River Gorge Bridge

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. — Sightseers in search of a view of the world-famous New River Gorge Bridge — though without the challenges of whitewater rafting...

New River Gorge ranks among best national parks in autumn

The New River Gorge Bridge spans an autumn wonderland.
OAK HILL, W.Va.—America's newest national park now also ranks among the best national parks in the U.S. for fall foliage, according to Best Life...

National Park expressway traffic increasing at Fayetteville

Sharon Rynard says she enjoys have a full parking lot, but US-19 may now need traffic signals.
FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va.—Thanks to the dramatic increase in visitation to America's newest national park, motor vehicle traffic in and around Fayetteville is building remarkably, leading...

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