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The magical towns of the Monongahela National Forest


The Monongahela National Forest is a wilderness area encompassing nearly one million acres in West Virginia. It allows its visitors to experience amazing outdoor recreation activities while taking in the pristine natural beauty of one of the most ecologically diverse areas in the United States. The Mon Forest Towns partnership was established to unite the small mountain towns that span the length of the forest, enhancing the quality of life of visitors and residents and maintaining the environment’s health. This collective highlights the best the Monongahela National Forest and its communities have to offer.

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