A measure facing all West Virginia voters on the November election could take away local control and imperil important sources of funding to build and maintain trails in West Virginia.  If exemptions are enacted, it threatens to cut an estimated $250,000 from the Monongalia County Parks & Trails Levy and funding to the Mon River…

Landscape Mural on Hughart’s Supply

In August, trail users could watch a changing landscape as local artist Eddie Spaghetti transformed the “blank slate” wall of Hughart’s Supply into a beautiful mural featuring a Red-winged Blackbird and Allegheny Mountains.  It is best seen at the rail-trail so plan a visit to the Wharf District of Morgantown!  If you want to learn more about Eddie Spaghetti or…

2020 Rail-Trail Hall of Fame Inductee!

The Mon River Rail-Trail system was selected to join the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s Rail-Trail Hall of Fame! Thank you to the thousands of voters who helped our beautiful trail be chosen for this incredible honor.  We are the 34th rail-trail to receive this national recognition.  Share your photos on the rail-trail with #RailTrailHOF.

Section of Deckers Creek Trail RESTORED

The Deckers Creek Rail-Trail work between Carnegie Street (2.5) and Rock Forge Lane (3.7) is complete & TRAIL is OPEN. This section has upgraded drainage and a new surface. Thank you to Mountain Valley Resources for the work and our funders at Hazel Ruby McQuain Charitable Trust, First Energy Foundation, & donors to MRTC!