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Joe Manchin III, Governor

Frank Jezioro, Director

 

News Release : May 31, 2007

 

Hoy Murphy , Public Information Officer (304) 558-3381 hoymurphy@wvdnr.gov
Contact:
Tom Shriver, Hawks Nest State Park Supt. (304) 658-5196 parks@westvirginia.com

Aerial Tramway at Hawks Nest State Park Closed for Repair

The aerial tramway at Hawks Nest State Park near Ansted in Fayette County will be closed until further notice while repairs are made, according to Hawks Nest State Park Superintendent Tom Shriver. Parts have been ordered, and the tram should be back in operation soon. The aerial tramway from Hawks Nest Lodge to the marina at the bottom of the New River Gorge is a main attraction at the park. Arrangements for jet boat rides at the marina during the repairs can be made by calling the Hawks Nest State Park ticket office at (304) 658-5212.

To learn the latest status of the aerial tramway, please call Hawks Nest State Park at (304) 658-5196 or 1-800-CALL-WVA and ask for Hawks Nest State Park, or visit the West Virginia State Parks Web site at www.wvstateparks.com or the Hawks Nest State Park Web site at www.hawksnestsp.com .

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