Kick-off the trail season on Saturday, April 18, 2020 by joining the Mon River Trails Conservancy and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy for Opening Day for Trails!



On the Mon River 025RailTrail (Caperton Trail Section)

Wharf Art Walk / Spring Handmade Market: Enjoy shopping for jewelry, art, and other local artisan products between 12 pm to 5 pm at area restaurants (Morgantown Flour and Feed, Mountain State Brewing, River Birch Cafe, and Table 9) in the Wharf District of Morgantown. 10% of artisan sales will go to benefit the local rail-trails.

Art Vendors:

Vincent Farsetta- Jewelry

Eddie Spaghetti- Woodcut prints

Himaly Shinglot- Handmade Greeting Cards

Sandy Yocum- Wearable Art Jewelry

Maureen Donnelly- Wood Mountain Dreams

Marinea Heindel- Copper Talon Jewelry


Live Music: Trail-side near Morgantown Flour and Feed restaurant  

12:00-1:30PM  Meadow Run      Song sample    

1:30-3:00PM  Lords of Lester    Song sample     

3:00-4:30PM  Vince Farsetta     Song sample               


Free Kids Activities

2-mile Spring Walk

Walk will begin at 2PM with start and end at MRTC Tent beside Table 9 Restaurant. A great way to enjoy the day with other rail-trail friends and search for the first signs of Spring. Pick up a Rail-Trail map and find out more about the Mon River Trails Conservancy. FREE

Pledge to get out on the trail on Opening Day!

Coming Soon:  Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is holding a sweepstakes for Opening Day for Trails, and when you pledge to join in on the festivities on the Mon River Rail-Trail, you will be entered to win some fantastic outdoor gear prizes!

Event Partners

Your Community Foundation of North Central West Virginia, Inc. through the Douglas H. Tanner Memorial Arts Fund, the DeLynn Arts for Children Fund, the YCF IMPACT Fund.

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