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Love Your Park Challenge Kick Off Event

December 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Grandview - New River Gorge National River
WV 25813
New River Gorge National River

The Love your park challenge! Participants can chose from over 50 activities to earn points by exploring or by helping out in the three national parks of southern West Virginia throughout the year. Prizes will be awarded to every finisher.  A list of challenge activities and log sheet is at

To kick off the challenge, the NPS and Active Southern West Virginia will offer a special hike at Grandview on December 26, 2018, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. This hike offers “bonus points” towards the Challenge and is a great way to experience the park in winter.  Follow “Get Active in the Park” for more information about this special event and other free guided activities. Winter sports demos such as cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, and more will be offered as weather permits. A current calendar of events can also be found at