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Monongahela National Forest sets winter 2023-'24 schedule

Winter is an ideal time to discover the West Virginia woodlands.
ELKINS, W.Va. — Most of the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia is open year-round, closing only when access roads are snow-covered, though some...

Monongahela National Forest plans prescribed burns in fall, winter

ELKINS, W.Va. — Staff at the Monongahela National Forest in eastern West Virginia plan to conduct prescribed burns and pile burns in Greenbrier, Pocahontas,...

Cranberry Mountain Nature Center hosts native orchid tour

MARLINTON, W.Va. — Officials at the Monongahela National Forest are inviting the public to visit the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center for its annual Native...

Monongahela National Forest to begin trout, bridge, bike projects

The Monongahela National Forest has received $1,092,000 million in funding from the Great American Outdoors Act to support three projects in the Allegheny Mountains...

Celebrate Scenic Drive Day June 4 at Cranberry Mountain Nature Center

RICHWOOD, W.Va. — Officials with the Monongahela National Forest in eastern West Virginia are inviting motorists to explore the forest highlands during National Scenic...

U.S. Capitol to go W.Va. wild-and-wonderful this holiday season

ELKINS, W.Va. — The U.S. Capitol is going wild and wonderful this Christmas as West Virginia comes to the fore as the nation's forest...

Monongahela forest officials advise visitors to expect crowds

Photographers on Whispering Spruce Trail, Monongahela National Forest, Allegheny Highlands Region
ELKINS, W.Va. — In light of dramatic increases in visitation in the Monongahela National Forest in eastern West Virginia, officials are advising guests to...

Monongahela National Forest unveils logo for Christmas tree

Spruce forests in the Monongahela National Forest will provide the nation's 2023 Christmas Tree.
Officials with the U.S. Forest Service have unveiled a new logo designed to commemorate the 2023 Capitol Christmas Tree, which will be harvested from...

Monongahela National Forest to conduct prescribed burns

Weather permitting, officials at the Monongahela National Forest plan to conduct prescribed burns on 1,251 acres in Pocahontas, Greenbrier, and Pendleton counties from March...

Dolly Sods Wilderness Stewards seeks volunteers for trail work

In the Allegheny Mountains, Dolly Sods has been a project of The Nature Conservancy of West Virginia.
A volunteer group that helps maintain the scenic Dolly Sods Wilderness in northern West Virginia is looking for additional volunteers to help maintain its...

Monongahela National Forest to provide 2023 Capitol Christmas tree

Spruce forests in the Monongahela National Forest will provide the nation's 2023 Christmas Tree.
ELKINS, W.Va.– The Monongahela National Forest has been selected to provide the 2023 Christmas Tree for the U.S. capitol, kicking off a year-long celebration...

Dolly Sods roads close for winter '22-'23 beginning Jan. 3

Ice and snow lay thick at the Allegheny Front at Dolly Sods.
PETERSBURG, W.Va. — Roads leading through Dolly Sods in northern West Virginia will close to motor vehicles for the winter beginning on January 3,...

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