New River Gorge National Park & Preserve News
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New River Gorge NPP's Canyon Rim VC Undergoes Renovation
November 28, 2023 | 4:03 pm
Facility to Close January and February
Steep Valley Fire Update
November 12, 2023 | 10:01 am
Steep Valley Fire burning in the War Ridge and Backus Mountain areas of New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.
New Fishing Line Receptacles at Popular River Access Points Along NRGNPP and Gauley River NRA
October 17, 2023 | 2:53 pm
Nine popular fishing spots along the New and Gauley River now have a special place established for anglers to dispose of fishing line, courtesy of the Friends of New River Gorge National Park and Preserve.
Kaymoor Miners Trail Stairs Reopening Rescheduled For Early November
September 28, 2023 | 9:51 am
The reopening of the stairs on the Kaymoor Miners Trail has been rescheduled for November 9.
Heritage Demo Day 2023 at Canyon Rim on Saturday, October 1
September 26, 2023 | 12:15 pm
Explore traditional Appalachian skills through hands-on demonstrations on Saturday, October 1, 1:30 – 4:00 pm.
Sounds of Appalachia ’23 at Grandview on September 23
September 16, 2023 | 4:44 pm
The National Park Service announces a Sounds of Appalachia music event at Grandview.
NRGNPP Announces 2023 Hidden History Happenings
September 8, 2023 | 11:42 am
Programs celebrate the region’s rich cultural heritage
NRGNPP Announces Improvements to the Kaymoor Miners Trail Steps to close for three weeks in September
September 1, 2023 | 4:44 pm
Steps to close for three weeks in September
Climber Stewards hosted at New River Gorge NPP and Lake Summersville
August 9, 2023 | 3:20 pm
New River Gorge hosts Access Fund Climber Stewards.
New River Gorge National Park and Preserve Hosts Old Growth Forest Ceremony
July 28, 2023 | 3:43 pm
New River Gorge National Park & Preserve will host a public ceremony to induct the Burnwood Trail into the Old-Growth Forest Network on Friday, August 4, at 2:00 pm. Recent research at the Burnwood Trail was conducted by Dr. Tom Saladyga and eight undergraduate students from Concord University in Athens, West Virginia. Their research confirms that roughly 12 acres of the forest at Burnwood is classified as old-growth. The oldest sampled trees date back to the 1670s. After the dedication ceremony, there will be an optional 1.2 mile easy to moderate hike.