New River Gorge National River

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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New River Gorge National River:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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New River Gorge National River

Address:104 Main St
PO Box 246
Glen Jean, WV 25846

Phone:304-465-0508
Fax:304-465-0591
Web: www.nps.gov/neri/
Size: 72,189 acres.
Established: Authorized on November 10, 1978.
Location:53 miles of the New River between the towns of Hinton and Fayetteville in southern West Virginia.
Facilities:Campgrounds, picnic area, rest rooms (é), boardwalks, cabin rental, visitor centers (é), museum/exhibit.
Activities:Camping, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, swimming, boating, kayaking, whitewater rafting, fishing, hunting, climbing.
Special Features:A rugged, whitewater river, flowing northward through deep canyons, the New is among the oldest rivers on the continent. The free-flowing river falls 750 feet in 50 miles from Bluestone Dam to Gauley Bridge, creating one of the finest whitewater rivers in the eastern United States. It is abundant in natural, scenic, historic, and recreational features.

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The National Park Service will host a meeting on rules and regulations for climbing activities at New River Gorge National River and Gauley River National Recreation Area on Friday, March 16, 2018 from 5:30-7:30pm at the Canyon Rim Visitor Center.
After four hectic days in my hometown of Pittsburgh, it felt good to be alone, heading to a place I'd never been: New River Gorge National River, 53 miles of protected watercourse and forest snaking through the southern Appalachians.
These trips are a great opportunity for families, friends, and groups to explore the natural beauty of the New River Gorge in a way that is exciting and engaging.
My resume includes the Mackinac Bridge in Michigan, the New River Gorge Bridge in West Virginia, the Tappan Zee Bridge in New York, the Oakland Bay Bridge in California and the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in Florida.
OCT 18 USA Get the adrenaline kicking in full gear at Bridge day at the New River Gorge Bridge, West Virginia.
The July 15-24, 2013, event made its Mountain State debut at the new 10,600-acre Summit Bechtel Reserve in the New River Gorge region of Fayette and Raleigh counties.
It's not the longest, that honour belongs to the New River Gorge in West Virginia, USA, but it's one of the most recognizable symbols of Australia.
At the annual Bridge Day Festival daredevils are allowed to jump off the New River Gorge Bridge.
Some of you, it appears, envision us leaping off skyscraper-high falls and crossing the New River Gorge on a cedar pole.
Maryland Department of Natural Resources Botanist Rodney Bartgis was, therefore, stunned when he visited West Virginia's New River Gorge in 1983.
Explore the rugged landscape of the New River Gorge by foot and paddle, hiking the trails and rafting the New River, one of the oldest rivers in the world.
This lesson plan is based on the National Register of Historic Places file "Thurmond Historic District," and other source materials about railroading in the New River Gorge.

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