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Recreational plans for Upper Kanawha Valley moving forward by commission


Plans are moving along for a major recreation project in the Upper Kanawha Valley. It’s a project that Kanawha County Commissioner Ben Salango calls ‘one of the largest ever done’ in the county.

Salango provided an update of the recreational tourism plan that will bring in hiking trails, bike trails, the Hatfield McCoy trail, and utilization to rivers to that portion of the county.

He said the commission has hired an engineer through Civil and Environmental Consultants, the same firm that completed the master plan, and work is well underway. Salango said money has been allocated to tear down blighted structures in the Montgomery area where the trail will be in place.

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