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Dolly Sods among most remarkable regions in West Virginia


DAVIS, W.Va.—The Dolly Sods Wilderness is part of the Monongahela National Forest in the Allegheny Mountains. It is arguably one of the most remarkable natural regions in West Virginia, if not the entire East Coast.
To get a sense of why that is, travelers need to understand what this federally managed land is—a nearly 17,500-acre swath of natural beauty with an ecosystem resembling the rugged and bosky stretches of northern Canada.
It is an outdoorsman's paradise, with enough sporty and nature-loving entertainment—big and small game hunting, and snowshoeing—to keep travelers busy exploring for years.

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