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published Apr 4, 2017

Business Impact of Monongalia River Trails System

by West Virginia University Health Research Center, West Virginia University

This report summarizes a study of the business impact of the Mon River Trails System. A network of 48 miles of trails in north central West Virginia that has been in operation in‐whole or in‐part since 1998.

published Jul 11, 2014

The Economic and Fiscal Impact of the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System in West Virginia

The analysis indicates that the nearly $1.7 million in spending conducted by the Hatfield-McCoy Trails for day-to-day operations generated an additional $1.6 million in economic activity within the State, for a total operational impact of $3.3 million. Even more notably, the Hatfield-McCoy Trails bring non-local visitors to the area whose spending is estimated to generate an additional $19 million in economic activity in West Virginia. Together, the total estimated economic impact of the Hatfield-McCoy Trails is more than $22 million.

published Nov 18, 2008

O. L. "Leff" Moore and the Development of the Innovative Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area

O. L. “Leff” Moore was the “father” of the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area, the most innovative motorized trail system in the eastern United States. Leff was the recipient of the 2008 Hulet Hornbeck Award at the 19th International Trails Symposium.

published Aug 18, 2008

Economic Benefits of the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System

by Karen Umphress with UP! Outside

An interview with Bill Reed, Marketing Specialist for the Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority.

published Jan 1, 2010

Appalachian Trail Conservation Guidebook

by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

A Conservation Guidebook For Communities Along The Appalachian National Scenic Trail

posted Nov 18, 2001

Lu Schrader, West Virginia Trail Advocate

Lu Schrader founded the the West Virginia Trails Coalition and was a key player in the first WV Statewide Trail Plan. Lu was also the driving force behind the creation of the Trace Fork Canyon Trail near Charleston.

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Appalachian Trail Conservancy

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Our mission is to is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail – ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come.

PO Box 807 | Visitor Center: 799 Washington Street, Harpers Ferry, West Virginia 25425-0807
(304) 535-6331 • [email protected]

Watoga State Park Foundation, Inc.

Marlinton, West Virginia

The Watoga State Park Foundation Inc. was formed in 2015. It is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) resource for the park and public. Most of all the Foundation promotes recreation, conservation, ecology, history and natural reso...

4800 Watoga Park Rd, Marlinton, West Virginia 24954

West Virginia Department of Transportation

Charleston, West Virginia

The West Virginia Department of Transportation is the state agency responsible for transportation in West Virginia. The Department of Transportation serves an umbrella organization for seven subsidiary agencies which are...

1900 Kanawha Blvd E; State Capitol Complex Bldg. 5 Rm 863, Charleston, West Virginia 25305
(304) 414-6938 • [email protected]


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