Tag archive for ‘New River Gorge’
By Mountain Messenger On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Hidden History Photo Contest exhibit now in Logan

The rich heritage of southern West Virginia is celebrated through the winning photographs in the 2016 Hidden History Photo Contest exhibit. These history-based photographs taken by West Virginia photographers are More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 13th, 2016
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Fundraiser underway to rebuild Turkey Spur Overlook

View from Turkey Spur Friends of New River Gorge National River (Friends) has initiated a fundraising campaign to restore the overlook at Turkey Spur. Located in the Grandview area of New River Gorge National River More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Support for Evan Jenkins

Dear Editor: I want to comment on the Congressional race between Matt Detch and Congressman Evan Jenkins. If most of you readers out there will think back to Congressman Nick Rahall’s demise as our representative, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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West Virginia natives take on Bridge Day 2016

By Jordan Nelson Marshall University Jeb Corliss, famous BASE jumper once said, “It’s like a hurricane inside your head, every nerve ending is saying don’t do this. Once you take that step, there is no More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Kentucky Headhunters drawing thousands to Bridge Day concert

Kentucky Headhunters will entertain at Bridge Day concert Organizers of the second annual Bridge Day concert in Fayetteville say they expect several thousand guests to attend the two-day lineup, thanks in part to More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, September 19th, 2016
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First ever Bridge Day 5K upcoming

Active Southern West Virginia is set to present the first ever running event across the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville. The Active SWV Bridge Day 5K, benefiting Active SWV Kids Running Clubs, will take place More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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New River Gorge writer residency applications open

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 New River Gorge Winter Writer’s Residency in Fayetteville. The chosen writer will have the opportunity to live and work at Lafayette Flats, a luxurious vacation More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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History Comes Alive at Sandstone Visitor Center

Join us for a living history program about Native American peace treaties in the New River Gorge region. New River Gorge National River is hosting a special living history program, “On the Trail to Peace,” at More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 29th, 2016
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2016 Outdoor Adventure Fest is here

2015 Outdoor Adventure Fest at Grandview (NPS / Jodi French-Burr) Time to get outside! Celebrate parks and health in the outdoors at 2016 Outdoor Adventure Fest in New River Gorge National River, July 29-31. Learn More...

By Mountain Messenger On Friday, July 29th, 2016
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Friends of NRG seek AmeriCorps volunteer

Friends of New River Gorge (NRG) National River is currently seeking a new AmeriCorps Volunteer in Service to America (VISTA). This is the third and final year of a VISTA project to develop the Camp Brookside Environmental More...