West Virginia - Wild and Wonderful

About West Virginia

West Virginia is noted for its mountains and diverse topography, its historically significant logging and coal mining industries, and its political and labor history. It is one of the most densely karstic areas in the world, making it a choice area for recreational caving and scientific research.


West Virginia is full of opportunity for any business with a growing economy and a highly dedicated workforce. Whether you are running an existing business or thinking of starting a new business you can find all of the information you need throughout this business section.


West Virginia is fortunate to have a tremendous education system with a high standard of excellence. Please use the information provided here to learn more about the wealth of educational opportunities in our great state.


West Virginia is home to one of the finest workforces in the country based on our hard work and commitment to quality. Whether you are looking for new job opportunities, enhancing your job skills or researching future employment trends you can find all of the information you need throughout this employment section.


West Virginia offers the perfect balance of a rural and urban setting that suits a variety of lifestyles. This is a state where you can go whitewater rafting in the morning, go to an art exhibit in the afternoon and attend a concert in the evening. Whether you just moved to the Mountain State or your family has been here since it was founded, you are part of our community.


Maintaining proper health is vital to ensuring the highest quality of life possible. West Virginia strives to provide one of the best health care systems in the country that is affordable and available to all residents of the state. This section contains numerous resources to assist you in accessing the health care services provided in the state.


Exhilarate in the lasting beauty and natural wonder scattered throughout West Virginia. From unmatched outdoor recreation to world-class resorts, breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, West Virginia is an ideal spot to plan your next adventure. Discover for yourself what makes West Virginia wild and wonderful.

 Tomlinson Run XC Mountain Bike Challenge Scheduled for June 30

NEW MANCHESTER, W.Va. - A West Virginia MTB State Championship and USA Cycling MTB National's Qualifier is scheduled for June 30 at Tomlinson Run State Park in Hancock County. The ABRA Mountain Series is presented by Pathfinder of Morgantown, W.Va.

The Tomlinson Run mountain bike course is extremely fan/spectator friendly. The laps are 7.5 miles long. The course is made up of mostly super-fast sections of flowing single track. The Tomlinson Run race is the third of a four race ABRA MTB Series, all USA Cycling Events. There are three classes: 22-mile, 15-mile and 8-mile with four-five categories in each class. A one-mile fun run for children is planned at 12:20 p.m. at no charge.

There is a registration fee for all other classes. The race is open to spectators. Registration is required and detailed information is available online at http://www.bikereg.com/. Click Events and find June 30 listing.
Tomlinson Run State Park features camping, hiking, biking, lake activities, and disc golf. Activities are schedule throughout the summer. The Tomlinson Run State Park website is www.tomlinsonrunsp.com and the phone number is 304-564-3651.

Contact Information

Jesse Mestrovic, Asst. Supt. Tomlinson Run