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Volunteers blaze hiking, bike paths in Hurricane


In a partnership with private property owners, volunteers are developing 26 miles of bike and hiking trails near the Hurricane City Park off Teays Valley Road.
Since the project got underway in 2017, 16 miles already have been cleared and marked, Brandon Doerner told Putnam Rotarians at the club's July 20 meeting in Hurricane.

"Maps and other information are available at the trail head beside the 'C&O Caboose' on display at the park," he said.
Doerner has been active with the Meeks Mountain Trails Association since he first heard about the plans at a meeting of the Hurricane Development Authority.
"They wanted to develop property adjacent to the park as a trail system," and the project caught his fancy.

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