National Park Service

New River Gorge National Park To Close During Government Shutdown

Across the country thousands of park rangers will be furloughed, gates will be locked, and visitor centers will be closed at national park sites, if there is a government shut down, including all of West Virginia's national park and forest lands.

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The Transient, Loud, Sparkly And Rowdy Culture Of Fall Boating In W.Va.

The chance of ending up in the water is higher in those rapids, McQueen said. He believes in the river mantra that a boater is always just in between swims. 

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National Park Climbing Stewards Educate Climbers About Conservation And Etiquette

With the rise in the popularity of climbing in the region, the national park hired some ambassadors to educate climbers about climbing etiquette, conservation and safety. 

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