West Virginia’s New River Gorge Joins The Ranks As America’s Newest National Park
West Virginia’s New River Gorge has long been a favorite sight for locals and tourists alike, and it’s garnered national attention many times before, including its designation as a National River in the 1970s. But in the final days of 2020, it leveled up, joining the ranks as America’s newest National Park: the nation’s 63rd and West Virginia’s first.
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What do you think of the New River Gorge being upgraded to a National Park? Will you be visiting the gorge anytime soon?