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!

Deckers Creek Trail – Event Use

Due to upcoming infrastructure improvements on the Deckers Creek Rail-Trail, that will close some sections in Morgantown city limits, event permits will NOT be issued now through December 31st. This notice is for event use on a section of the Deckers Creek Rail-Trail ONLY starting at Hazel Ruby McQuain Park and ending at Carnegie Street.…

Trail Closed from Mile 18.5-24

Trail Work is Underway on section of the Mon River Rail-Trail from Little Falls (mile 18.5) to Opekiska Dam (mile 24). Trail will be closed from August 2- August 13 while trail is getting new compacted limestone surface. Thank You to our Funders!– Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, Hazel Ruby McQuain Charitable Trust, Center for ActiveWV Grant…

Imagination Running Wild Challenge

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…

Rail-Trail Art Challenge

With your donations, we can bring art to the trails, lift our community spirits, and support local artists. With funding, we will have three shelters painted by different local artists.  Each $500 will transform one shelter.  You can donate online at: donation page