Due to COVID-19 safety concerns, the Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon is cancelled for June 5, 2021, our traditional day for the race which celebrates National Trails Day. MRTC is hoping to hold this race in the Fall and will make that announcement at a later date.
We are thrilled to announce that 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.
The Imagination Running Wild Challenge is a challenge to explore all 48 miles of the Mon River / Caperton/ Deckers Creek Rail-Trail by end of 2020. There are a few limits, but many paths. This is for everyone; all cyclists, runners, walkers, in-line skaters, and cross-country skiers are invited! You can complete the entire rail-trail…
Thank You Monongalia County voters for your support! We sincerely appreciate your vote! Results are still unofficial but at this moment we have a strong 78% Vote YES! Your vote counted in saving the rail-trails and so many other special places in our county!! Happy Trails!
In light of the current outbreak of COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Deckers Creek Trail Half-Marathon originally scheduled for June 6, 2020 until the fall. The new event date is currently being determined and we will let you know as soon as possible.
Thank you all that have donated to the Funds for the Fix-Its Campaign! Trail volunteers have been installed one at Star City, Prickett’s Fort, Masontown, and at the Van Voorhis Trailheads. An additional fix-it station will go in at Hazel Ruby McQuain Riverfront Park in Morgantown as part of the renovations and upgrades to the…
The Sheepskin Trail at the WV/PA state line is NOW OPEN! This 1.7 mile stretch connects the Mon River Rail-Trail to Point Marion, PA. Enjoy a two-state trail adventure and visit our newest Trail Town, Point Marion, Pennsylvania. Learn more about this trail at www.sheepskintrail.org