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News Release : June 11, 2007


Hoy Murphy , Public Information Officer (304) 558-3381
Tom Shriver , Hawks Nest State Park Supt. (304) 658-5196

Aerial Tramway at Hawks Nest State Park Reopened After Repairs

The aerial tramway at Hawks Nest State Park near Ansted in Fayette County has been reopened following completion of repairs last week, according to Hawks Nest State Park Superintendent Tom Shriver. The tramway had been closed May 31while replacement parts were ordered and installed. The aerial tramway from Hawks Nest Lodge to the marina and jet boat rides at the bottom of the New River Gorge is a main attraction at the park.

For more information, 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 or the Hawks Nest State Park Web site at .


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