Kick-off the trail season on Saturday, April 13, 2019 by joining the Mon River Trails Conservancy and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy for Opening Day for Trails!


On the Mon River Rail-Trail (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 in the Wharf District of Morgantown. 10% of artisan sales will go to benefit the local rail-trails.

Handmade Market will include work by-

Eddie “Spaghetti” Maier- artwork

Cindy O’Brien- sidewalk crack art & more

Linda Gribko- nature mandala art

Angela Henderson- upcycled accessories

Victoria Cable- paintings

Gabriela Jaramillo- handmade headbands

Himaly Shinglot- hand-crafted greeting cards

Maureen Donnelly- wood art

Annamarie Basamania- paintings (also sold at Mountain Peoples Co-op)

Tia Johnson- precious gemstone jewelry & handmade herbal tincture products

Marinea Heindel- handmade electroformed jewelry & wall hangings

Sandy Yocum- acrylic skin jewelry & paintings

Paul Shea- chair massage

Live Music: Trail-side near Morgantown Flour and Feed restaurant                        Mix of bluegrass, traditional blues and roots music  

12:00-1:30   Lords of Lester

1:30-3:00  Arthurs Mashburn Valentine

3:00-4:30  Falling Banks String Band

Free Kids Activities–  face painter, seed planting and make a chalk board.

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!

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!