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Boat rental concessionaire needed at Lake Sherwood in the Monongahela

NEOLA, W.Va. — Officials with the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia are soliciting applications from people interested in operating and maintaining the boat...

Unique, nearly Canadian environment found at Cranberry Glades

Boardwalk at the Cranberry Glades Botanical Area allows visitors to observe bog wildlife.
HILLSBORO, W.Va. — Five hundred miles south of the Canadian muskegs, visitors to the highest mountains in West Virginia may be surprised to find...

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...

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,...

Facts about the West Virginia-grown U.S. Capitol Christmas tree

HARMAN, W.Va. — A West Virginia-grown Christmas tree harvested in the Monongahela National Forest will adorn the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol in...

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...

W.Va. to provide second Christmas tree to Washington, D.C.

ELKINS, W.Va. — West Virginia has been asked to furnish a second Christmas tree to Washington, D.C., this year — to appear on the...

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 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...

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,...

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...

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