New River Gorge National River headquarters site development, Glen Jean, West Virginia

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National parks and reserves -- West Virginia, New River Gorge National River (W.
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John Petro The staff at New River Gorge National River also manages two other nearby units of the national park system: Bluestone National Scenic River and Gauley River National Recreation Area. Park headquarters is centrally located in Glen Jean, with employees stationed there and throughout the park.

A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. The park encompasses o acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers. New River Gorge National River employs a variety of professional, administrative, technical, clerical, and trade employees.

The park workforce consists of about 60 permanent and 35 seasonal employees. Necessary qualifications and wages vary with the type of position and skill required.

Employment opportunities are posted:   New River Gorge National River is located in southern West Virginia. A rugged, white water river, flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is Location: Main Street, Glen Jean,WV. The New River Gorge National River is a unit of the United States National Park Service designed to protect and maintain the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia.

Established inthe NPS-protected area stretches for 53 miles (85 km) from just downstream of Hinton to Hawks Nest State Park Location: Fayette, Raleigh, and Summers.

Technically, it’s called the New River Gorge National River. It’s managed by the National Park Service, so you’ll see and talk to park rangers here. That’s helpful, because there are o acres to explore. Within the park, lots of adventure awaits in the form of whitewater rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, history, hiking.

Start your visit to New River Gorge National River at one of our visitor centers, where you can find maps, information, interpretive displays, and a book store.

Canyon Rim Visitor Center is open from am to pm year round. The mission of the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority is to initiate, facilitate and support the community and economic development efforts within the counties of Fayette, Nicholas, Raleigh and Summers located in the New River Gorge region of West Virginia.

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Geodiversity refers to the full variety of natural geologic (rocks, minerals, sediments, fossils, landforms, and physical processes) and soil resources and processes that occur in the park.

[Site Under Development] Geology Field Notes. Students and teachers of college. The story of American Indians in West Virginia began hundreds of generations before the written history. The keys to this amazing story are literally found in the arrowheads and West Virginia book of other artifacts and historic sites left behind by these ancient peoples.

The oldest artifacts from New River Gorge. New River Gorge National River conserves o acres of land along the New River between the towns of Hinton and Fayetteville.

The park and surrounding area are rich in cultural and natural history, with an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities. New River Gorge National River, Glen Jean, WV.

27K likes. Rich in cultural heritage, natural resources, stunning scenery, and recreational opportunities, t acre national park site has much. New River Gorge, West Virginia: Phone Number, New River Gorge Reviews: 5/5.

United States ; Get the full experience and book a tour. Recommended. Our most popular tours and activities. The bridge is over the New River Gorge National River.

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Duration of Visit: Activities with Kids: Recommended for All Ages: For the History Buff: Adventure and Recreation: Half day or less: Stop by any park visitor center and earn a Junior Ranger Badge.; Visit Canyon Rim Visitor Center and walk to the boardwalk paths to view the New River Gorge Bridge.; Check out the views from the Main Overlook at Grandview.; Watch the park film at Canyon.

Find 14 listings related to New River Gorge National River in Glen Jean on See reviews, photos, directions, phone numbers and more for New River Gorge National River locations in Glen Jean. The Kaymoor Trail and the Red Ash Trail via the Southside Trail are only two of the dozens of trails available in the New River Gorge for hunting access.

The National Park Service office in Glen Jean, West Virginia (, ) is a good place to start for information on the Gorge.

"New River Gorge Country and the Ancient Town of Glen Jean," WV Hillbilly, "New Year's Fire Guts Stone House," Register Herald, "No Problems in. Aside from its splendid scenic beauty, the New River Gorge offers an excellent view of the geology of south-central West Virginia.

The New River has performed natural surgery for us by cutting the Gorge from Hinton to Gauley Bridge (Figures 1a & b). The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA) staff members work with community partners and board members to shape the strategic vision, carry out organizational policies and programs, manage day-to-day operations, communicate with funders, provide budgetary information, and support fundraising activities and public relations.

New River Gorge National River Glen Jean A rugged, white water river, flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. The park encompasses o acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.

New River Gorge National River West Virginia is a rugged, white water river, flowing northward through deep canyons. The New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. The park encompasses o acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.

West Virginia: New River Gorge Share this: is one of somepeople who stop at the New River Gorge National River each year. travelers turn off U.S. 19 into the village of Glen Jean. New River Gorge National Reserve spans a total area of ab acres of land that is located 50 miles from the New River which, is situated between the towns of Hinton and Fayetteville in southern West Virginia.

The park was authorized on Novemand is under the management of the National Park Service. Encompas acres between Hinton & Hawks Nest State Park. Created to conserve & protect 53 miles of the New River as a free-flowing waterway. Visitors Centers are Canyon Rim (), on US 19 just north of Fayetteville & Sandstone (), at Exit on I Visitor information stations are also open during summer months from at Grandview & 10 - 5 at Thurmond Depot.

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Less than three hours outside Roanoke, this stretch of West Virginia is unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Shaped by the famous New River Gorge, you’ll find plenty of riverside activities, outdoor adventures and some of the most extraordinary views.

The New River is a river which flows through the U.S. states of North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia before joining with the Gauley River to form the Kanawha River at the town of Gauley Bridge, West of the Ohio River watershed, it is about miles ( km) long.

The origins of the name are unclear. Possibilities include being a new river that was not on the Fry. Cabins and Vacation Rentals. Wake up refreshed in the woods. Getting cozy in one of our region’s charming cabins is the perfect way to unwind at the end of an adventure-filled AirBNBs to a rustic cabins at Babcock State Park, you’ll be close to nature with the comforts of home.

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Around every bend of the river or curve in a trail, there’s a new adventure waiting. Take in scenic vistas from the end of a hike through the woods. Climb to new heights on our sandstone cliffs.

Ride some of the best whitewater on the East Coast. Experience unique, Appalachian-inspired flavor. Covers the New River Gorge National River, the Gauley River National Recreation Area, and the Bluestone National Scenic River. "GPO: / Reprint " Relief shown by shading. Title from panel. Includes text.

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The New River Gorge National River protects the New River Gorge and more t acres of the valley of the New River in southern West Virginia. The national river includes part of the New River Gorge, near Ansted and Fayetteville and relatively remote sections of the valley of the New River southward near Beckley and Hinton.The Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve is in southern West Virginia bordering the New River Gorge National River.

Approximat acres (46 km 2) of the property are in Fayette remaining roughly 2, acres (11 km 2) are in Raleigh property borders the communities of Glen Jean, McCreery, Thurmond, and Mount Hope.The New River Gorge region is a collection of vibrant, prosperous, futuristic-thinking people and employers.

It is our mission to initiate, facilitate and support the community and economic development efforts within the counties of Fayette, Nicholas, Raleigh and Summers located in this region of West Virginia.