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Construction on New River Gorge trail to Long Point set for...

Construction on the Long Point Trail—one of the most popular trails in the national park system in southern West Virginia—has been scheduled to close...

Visitation increased in 2023 for all national park sites in southern...

Glen Jean, W.Va. — According to park officials, visitation increased across the board at all three national park sites in southern West Virginia in...

Peregrine chicks take flight at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. — According to National Park Service officials, three peregrine falcon chicks have successfully taken their first flights from the cliffs of...

Parks to host 16th annual New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend

Rangers lead a wildflower hike in the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.
Rangers and naturalists at seven parks in southern West Virginia will lead guided wildflower hikes on woodland trails April 26-28 during the 16th annual New River...

Autumn hunting regs in New River Gorge national park unchanged

Hunting is permitted in parts of the New River Gorge National Park & Preserve. (Photo courtesy Julian Hanslmaier)
Hunting regulations in the newly established New River Gorge National Park & Preserve will remain unchanged for the autumn 2021 hunting season, despite the...

Moonrise walk hints at increased physical activity in southern W.Va.

Officials say a moonrise walk that attracted a record number of hikers to the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia last week could...

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...

Road closures and delays at Grandview area of New River Gorge

Main Overlook at Grandview, New River Gorge National Park and Preserve, New River Gorge Region
GRANDVIEW, W.Va. — Visitors to the Grandview area of the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve in southern West Virginia should expect temporary...

Parts of Canyon Rim boardwalk to close temporarily through early fall

A boardwalk leads visitors from the Canyon Rim Visitor Center to views of the New River Gorge Bridge.
The most highly visited area in the national park system in southern West Virginia, the boardwalk at the Canyon Rim Visitor Center, near Fayetteville,...

Park program adds fishing line receptacles on New, Gauley rivers

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — Nine popular fishing spots along the New and Gauley rivers in southern West Virginia now have receptacles for anglers to...

Allstadt’s Corner donated to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

The Allstadt House and Ordinary has been added to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park.
Nearly 160 years after John Brown raided the federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry, the National Park Service is welcoming the gift of another 13...

Boundary maintenance to begin at Harpers Ferry national park

Tourists walk Potomac Street in Harpers Ferry. West Virginia
Through mid-December, officials at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park will perform routine maintenance along approximately 70 miles of perimeter boundary, according to Andrew Lee,...

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