West Virginia’s showcase trail, the North Bend Rail Trail passes through spectacular wilderness settings and rural farmland, with several stops in small towns where artists fashion handblown glass.
Wildlife proliferates, including beavers, deer, chipmunks, and, in spring and summer, hosts of songbirds. Surface: Four types of surface, including the smooth, crushed limestone finish of the model sections, well-packed dirt and small gravel, midsize gravel, and rough and unfinished.
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