Collins Ferry Connector Ribbon-Cutting!

Tuesday, October 3, 1PM  Meet at the Trailhead (end of Collins Ferry Road) Join the Mon River Trails Conservancy in celebrating the new Collins Ferry Connector at the end of Collins Ferry Road. This is the newest neighborhood- trail connection and improves the access of those living in the Suncrest neighborhood and along Collins Ferry…


The Mon River Trails Conservancy has a group of cyclists each committing to bike 100-105 miles in 1 day on the Mon River and Deckers Creek Rail-Trails to raise funds for the upkeep of the Mon River Rail-Trails. Each cyclist will bike 100+ miles, and your pledges donations will keep them motivated and pedaling!  DONATE!

Collins Ferry Connector-OPEN!

You can now enjoy this walk/bike connection to and from the Suncrest and Collin Ferry Road neighborhoods down to the Mon River Rail-Trail near mile 4.5.  In West Virginia style, the ferry road was built into a mountain; it has narrow pinch points and steep banks.  The new compacted stone surfacing has made that journey…

Plan a Trail Adventure

To plan a trip, get a trail map, and discover other area attractions, contact the Visit Mountaineer Country Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-458-7373 or Rail-Trail maps and Upper Mon Water Trail maps are available and can be mailed to you.

Spring Handmade Market

Kick off the Spring trail season on Saturday, April 22 by celebrating our local Mon River Rail-Trails in Morgantown’s Wharf District (rail-trail mile 10). Enjoy shopping for hand-crafted jewelry, paintings, prints, wood art, and other local artisan products between 12PM-5PM. Vendors will be located along the rail-trail, plus live music and free kid’s activities to enjoy…


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!