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West Virginia – Spotlight on a relatively new national park (established in 2020): New River Gorge which stretches for 53 miles (85 km) from just downstream of Hinton to Hawks Nest State Park near Ansted.
Established in 1978 as a national river and redesignated as a national park in 2020
America has a new national park but not all the locals are happy about it – Guardian
America’s Newest National Park Is Also the First in West Virginia
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New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
New River Gorge Bridge