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Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Recreation

Welcome to the Recreation news category at West Virginia Explorer. Be sure to visit our Recreation guide for information about indoor and outdoor recreation in West Virginia.

Rafters paddle beneath historic New River railroad trestle

W.Va. outfitter celebrates summer with Memorial Day rafting package

River Expeditions is kicking off its summer season with a Memorial Day adventure-vacation package that incorporates whitewater rafting trips on the New River starting...
West Virginia DNR Districts

West Virginia hunters harvest 11,539 spring turkeys in 2017

Spring turkey hunters harvested 11,539 gobblers in 2017, an increase of more than 11 percent over the 2016 harvest, according to preliminary numbers provided...
Grave of the Greenbrier Ghost, Zona Heaster Shue

W.Va. brewery names new beer after famous local ghost

Officials at the Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company announced today the unveiling of a new beer created in honor of the legendary ghost of Zona...
Tram at Pipestem Resort State Park, Pipestem, WV, Summers County, Bluestone Region

9.5-mile hike planned at Pipestem state park May 27

Hikers up for a challenge are invited to join in a free 9.5-mile trek at Pipestem Resort State Park on May 27, part of the...
Overlook at Coopers Rock State Forest

Migratory Bird Day being celebrated May 13 at Coopers Rock

The Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia will celebrate Morgantown Migratory Bird Day on May 13 at Coopers Rock State Forest, according to forest officials. The celebration...
Harpers Ferry, WV

Harpers Ferry presents heirloom gardening program

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park invites the public to attend its heirloom gardening program "City Farming: Food in the Backyard" on Saturday and Sunday,...