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Sandstone Visitor Center – New River Gorge National River

  • Facility features sustainable (green) design concepts for energy efficiency and resource conservation
  • Key features of the 11,000 SF new visitor center include
    • Visitor orientation
    • Permanent and changing exhibit areas
    • Auditorium
    • Gift shop
    • Administrative offices
    • Visitor comfort station
    • Daylight harvesting in administrative areas
    • Geothermal heating and cooling
    • Exterior exhibits and teaching/work areas
    • 30,000-gallon dual fire and domestic water storage
    • Site restoration and ground water recharge systems