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New River Gorge National Park and Preserve Canyon Rim Visitors Center

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: This visitors center will be closed from January 1, 2024 - early March. An exciting renovation complete with new exhibits is underway! Sandstone Visitor Center on the southern end of the park will remain open throughout the winter from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, seven days per week. Visitors to the northern end of the park may visit park headquarters in Glen Jean for information, open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. The Thurmond Depot will also be open on weekends January and February where park-related sales items also may be purchased. The self-guided walking tour of Thurmond remains open seven days per week. Located off Rt 19, 1 mile North of Fayetteville. Slide program, exhibit room, spectacular views of the gorge, picnic tables and a fully-accessible boardwalk. Visitor center is open year-round from 9am to 5pm.