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Long Point Hike

April 22, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a scenic 3.2-mile hike along the Long Point Trail on Earth Day. This trail features some of the best panoramic views of the gorge and the New River Gorge Bridge. This moderate trail winds through the forest until meeting a steep section just before the outlook. Come hike with us!
Participants will be asked to sign an online waiver found here.
https://redcap.wvctsi.org/redcap/surveys/?s=K7WDLY3DW7
Directions:
From US 19, follow WV16 south through the town of Fayetteville. Turn left on Gatewood Road (sign indicates Kaymoor and Cunard). Follow Gatewood Road for 1.9 miles, and turn left on Newton Road. The trailhead parking area is 50 yards on the left.
Covid-19 disclaimer
The volunteers, participants, and partners acknowledge and understands that exposure to disease-causing organisms, such as COVID-19, and personal contact with others, including but not limited to participants, non-participants, organizers, volunteers, onlookers, and other individuals in the activity/program involves a certain degree of risk that could result in illness, permanent disability or death. The participant acknowledges that Active SWV has not screened or tested any of the participants for such diseases. After fully and carefully considering all the potential risks involved, The participant hereby assumes the same and agree to release and hold harmless Active SWV and its employees, officers, agents, volunteers, vendors, and contractors from and against all claims and liability resulting from exposure to disease-causing organisms such as COVID-19.
Participants
Participants will be asked the following questions before being permitted to participate. Participants who are minors may be asked to have a guardian confirm their answers.
• Have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19?
• Are you experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, or sore throat?
• Have you had a fever in the last 48 hours?
• Have you had a new loss of taste or smell?
• Have you had vomiting or diarrhea in the last 24 hours
If a participant has any primary or secondary symptoms during the above-stated time frame they will be asked not to participate in the program.
Active SWV will encourage supervisors, participants, and spectators, to wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), including appropriate face coverings, to the greatest extent possible. Further, to the greatest extent possible, encourage participants to wear appropriate PPE, including appropriate face coverings when not actively participating. They may remove face coverings while participating and maintaining 10 ft of distance from others
About us:
Get Active in the Park is an innovative partnership between the National Park Service and Active Southern West Virginia. Trained Community Captains deliver free, beginner-level instructional programs to the New River Gorge region. Get Active in the Park empowers our community to see outdoor spaces as a place for health and wellness to take place. This project was made possible by a funding award from the National Park Service and Outdoor Foundation.

Details

Date:
April 22, 2021
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/464041584853373/

Venue

Long Point Trail
Fayetteville, WV 25840, USA
Fayetteville, West Virginia United States