Trails connect us with nature—but the best ones begin with human ingenuity.
This story was originally published in the June 2016 issue of Wonderful West Virginia. To subscribe, visit wonderfulwv.com. Love them or hate them, billions of these strange creatures appeared in West Virginia in 2016. Imagine it’s late spring in Virginia, sometime in the 17th century. You and your family, colonists
West Virginia’s recreational trails get a Google Maps-like boost. They may not boast cars and trucks whizzing along graded curves andsailing across mountains at high speeds. They may not even see thecongestion of a downtown city boulevard at rush hour. But West Virginia’s trails—our hiking, biking, and riding paths of