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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Welcome to the Recreation news category at West Virginia Explorer. Be sure to visit our Recreation guide for information about indoor and outdoor recreation in West Virginia.

Ruin at Lower Kaymoor, WV, Fayette County, New River Gorge National River, New River Gorge Region

History of the New River Gorge important facet of rock climbing

The New River Gorge is one of the most popular single-pitch climbing destinations in the eastern United States. High quality sandstone and proximity to...
North Bend Trail near Cornwallis, WV, Ritchie County, Heartland Region

North Bend cliffs host climbing adventures beginning in April

North Bend State Park is introducing adventurers to rock climbing and rappelling on cliffs overlooking the north fork of the Hughes River as part of...

Hike to Long Point at Summersville Lake set for April 8

A chance encounter with a bald eagle and spectacular views of the largest lake in West Virginia are highlights of a walk on the...
Sharp-lobed Hepatica, Stonecliff Trail, New River Gorge National River,

14th annual New River Gorge Wildflower Weekend April 28-30

Celebrate the glory of Appalachian spring on the New River, in the New River Gorge, and beyond during the fourteenth annual New River Gorge...

DNR to host Archery-in-the-Schools tournament March 25

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources will host the 12th annual West Virginia Archery-in-the-Schools state tournament at the Charleston Civic Center Saturday, March...
Young climber at New River Gorge, New River Gorge National River, Adventures on the Gorge

National Park Service to host climbing “listening session”

The National Park Service is inviting members of the public who have an interest in climbing in national parks in southern West Virginia to...