NPS - National Park Service

12/10/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/10/2019 16:11

Park Announces New Winter Hours for Visitor Centers

News Release Date:
December 10, 2019

Contact:Dave Bieri, 304-465-2516

Glen Jean, WV- The National Park Service at New River Gorge National River is announcing new hours for Sandstone Visitor Center for the coming winter season. Due to reduced winter visitation, Sandstone Visitor Center will be closed from December 9, 2019 through spring of 2020.

Canyon Rim Visitor Center in Lansing will remain open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. It will be closed on Christmas and New Year's days.

All other park facilities are open through the winter including the campgrounds,parking lots, boat launches, roads, and most trails. The park is normally open 24 hours a day, although certain access roads or areas may be temporarily closed due to hazardous conditions such as snow or ice. Long-term and most temporary closures are posted on the park's webpage under 'Alerts', or at, or through social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.