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Hiking Trail Guide

Hiking Trail Guide

| April 8, 2015

The New River Gorge has dozens of beautiful, high quality trails for the view-seeking wanderer to the rugged hiker.

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Got cabin fever? Do what Alaskans do.

Got cabin fever? Do what Alaskans do.

| February 24, 2015

Get inspiration from residents of our northernmost state to get out and get some exercise, despite the cold.

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UPDATE: Face Carving Artist Identified

UPDATE: Face Carving Artist Identified

| September 22, 2014

Our favorite email of the season: “That rock carving was done by my Grandfather, George Johnson, who lived in that holler.”

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Three Authors, Three Picks: River, Rock, Trail

Three Authors, Three Picks: River, Rock, Trail

Three New River Gorge area authors pick their favorite routes, runs, and trails in the NRG

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Mix It Up in the NRG

Mix It Up in the NRG

| May 21, 2014

Five multisport days that combine the best the New River Gorge has to offer.

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Wanderer

Wanderer

| May 7, 2014

There are those who hike trails and those who get kinda lost for a while.

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Chasing Waterfalls

Chasing Waterfalls

| August 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Late summer and fall is still waterfall season in the New River Gorge. The 10 most scenic and accessible cascades this time of year.

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Curious Carvings

Curious Carvings

| April 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

A mysterious rock carving found along a scenic trail in the New River Gorge has no story to our knowledge–yet!

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A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

| December 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

A rainy Christmas can have an upside. Especially when you throw in a misty, green hike among the rhodos, and a surprise at the end.

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Wild and Wintery

Wild and Wintery

| September 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Just because the temperature drops doesn’t mean that your adventure level has to follow. Sure, there’s skiing. There are also many more activities to keep your adrenaline pumping in and around the New River Gorge throughout the colder months.

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A Trail for Every Occasion

A Trail for Every Occasion

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Don’t have much time? There’s a hike you can squeeze in. Feeling flabby? There’s one that will make you sweat. Want to see relics of coal history? There’s one for that, too. Read on for some of the best trails in the New River Gorge Area.

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Adventure Blitzes

Adventure Blitzes

| September 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Pressed for time? You can zip, fly, jet, roll, ride, jump, and sky walk in four hours or less. Make the most of your time. On your mark, get set…. Go.

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Wildlife Watching at Wolf Creek Park

Wildlife Watching at Wolf Creek Park

Jim McCormac | September 15, 2012

Giant pileated woodpeckers, songbirds, beavers, and more at the Wolf Creek wetlands

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Nuttallburg Renewed

Nuttallburg Renewed

| June 5, 2012

History buffs have had ample relics of the coal boom to hunt for in the New River Gorge, but the search has required a fair amount of bushwacking. Those hoping to lay their eyes on coke ovens, old tipples, bridge abutments, building foundations, and old machinery have had to reckon with honeysuckle, wild rose, and […]

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Road Tripping: Cranberry Glades

Road Tripping: Cranberry Glades

| June 5, 2012

Just a short, beautiful one hour drive from Fayetteville is one of the premier natural areas in the eastern United States. The 750-acre Cranberry Glades Botanical Area is nestled in a bowl-shaped mountaintop valley high in the Monongahela National Forest. Just drive north on U.S. 19 to Summersville, and head east on State Route 39/55 […]

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