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New River Gorge ranked top national park


GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — The New River Gorge National Park and Preserve in West Virginia has been ranked best in the nation for its scenic views and available activities, and officials at the nation's newest national park are happy to accept the accolades.

“If there are two things the New River Gorge has plenty of, it's spectacular views and recreational opportunities,” says Eve West, the Chief of Interpretation, Visitor Services, & Cultural Resources for the park.

“From hunting to hiking, birdwatching to mountain biking, this park has a wealth of outdoor activities for all different skill levels, which makes it an excellent destination for families.”

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