New River Gorge

New River Gorge Drew A Record 1.7 Million Visitors Last Year

With 325 million visitors last year, park attendance nationwide was higher than any year since 2020 but still not more than 2019’s 327 million.

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Welcoming All Climbers In Appalachia

It's mid-October in Kentucky's Red River Gorge and the trees are just beginning to take on their autumn colors, as rock climbers from around the world flock to the region. The crunching of dried leaves and clanking of metal safety gear creates a type of rock climber’s soundtrack. But, on this particular weekend, you might also hear ATVs grinding up the trails, bringing wheelchair users to the area. 

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Grant Called 'First Step' Toward Making Cardinal A Daily Train

Amtrak will use a $500,000 grant from the Federal Railroad Administration to begin the planning process toward making the Cardinal a daily train.

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Appalachian Cryptids And Why The Leaves Change Color On This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, the weather is getting cooler, the days shorter, and the leaves have started changing. Briana Heaney sat down with Park Ranger Dave Bieri at the Canyon Rim Visitor Center in the New River Gorge to talk about why the leaves change colors and where to go to see some of these warm fall hues.

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