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Marion Co., West Virginia, officials promote rail-trail, state parks ahead of autumn weather


​​​​FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WV News) — With autumn right around the corner, Marion County officials are excited for residents and visitors alike to take advantage of the county’s natural beauty as the leaves begin to change colors.

Although they aren’t all yet quite connected, Marion County boasts over 15 miles of rail trails, highlighted by the MCTRAIL and the West Fork River Trail. Fairmont Director of Planning Shae Strait said both rail trails offer a wonderful opportunity for walkers, joggers, bikers and others to get out and see the fall colors.

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