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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

CAMPGROUND PHASED REOPENING

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

CAMPGROUND PHASED REOPENING

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So what does "Campground Phased Reopening" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Dunglen Group Campground is currently working on reopening. This can mean that certain areas and facilities are closed. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

The below source link has more information about the status of the park. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Dunglen Group Campground is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Dunglen Group Campground is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: August 23, 2021
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Dunglen Group Campground Overview

The park has two camping areas available for group camping. One is located at Burnwood off U. S. Route 19 across from Canyon Rim Visitor Center. The other is located along the New River at Dunglen (across from Thurmond). Both of these sites require a Special Use Permit. For a permit for the group campsites, contact the permits office at 304-465-6517.
Directions to Campground

Dunglen Group Campground is located across the river from Thurmond. From Route 19 in Glen Jean, take Route 25, following signs for Thurmond. At the bottom of the gorge, just before the bridge to Thurmond, turn right at the intersection. The group campsite is behind the picnic shelter on the left.

This page includes information about Dunglen Group Campground in New River Gorge National Park & Preserve | A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. The park encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities. | West Virginia | https://www.nps.gov/neri/index.htm