National Park Service Press Release

Bluestone National Scenic River – This week’s National Park Getaway
For Immediate Release:
September 18, 2013
Contact(s):   Robin Snyder, Bluestone National Scenic River, 304-465-6523, robin_snyder@nps.gov


Bluestone National Scenic River – This week’s National Park Getaway

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. – Quiet solitude and outdoor adventures—Bluestone National Scenic River offers you plenty of both, along with an opportunity to explore the beautiful scenery of southern West Virginia.     

Coursing over the blue limestone from which it gets its name, the Bluestone cuts a 1,000-foot gorge through the Appalachian Mountains. This ancient gorge and river system is preserved as an unspoiled living landscape that serves as home to one of the most diverse ecosystems in the southern Appalachians. Read more

 

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