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Ruin at Lower Kaymoor, WV, Fayette County, New River Gorge National River, New River Gorge Region

History of the New River Gorge important facet of rock climbing

The New River Gorge is one of the most popular single-pitch climbing destinations in the eastern United States. High quality sandstone and proximity to...
North Bend Trail near Cornwallis, WV, Ritchie County, Heartland Region

North Bend cliffs host climbing adventures beginning in April

North Bend State Park is introducing adventurers to rock climbing and rappelling on cliffs overlooking the north fork of the Hughes River as part of...
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Wine cellar among the more interesting ruins in West Virginia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggMFX1-8S1s&t=3s One of the strangest ruins in West Virginia, those of the Dutch Hollow Wine Cellar in Dunbar, West Virginia, hearken back to a time...

Hike to Long Point at Summersville Lake set for April 8

A chance encounter with a bald eagle and spectacular views of the largest lake in West Virginia are highlights of a walk on the...

Townhomes near Beckley greet strong demand from WVU Tech

Responding to a marked uptick in inquiries, officials at Cranberry Woods Towhomes near Beckley, West Virginia, say they're preparing for an increased demand from...

Rangers seek info in Thurmond, W.Va., vandalism case  

The National Park Service is seeking information in its investigation of a break-in and significant vandalism at a historic house in the town of...