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Mile 120
Big Sewell Mountain CMP East of Hico, the Midland Trail curves through some of the most beautiful scenery in out country as it crosses its highest point, Big Sewell Mountain, at 3,211 feet. At Lookout, look out for the turn off to Winona where the road winds through a beautiful, pristine forest on its way to the New River. Near MM 117, Route 60 intersects with Route 41, which leads to Babcock S...
Mile 111
Gateway U.S. 19 South Head south on U.S. 19 to see one of the oldest rivers in the world. The New River offers the visitor spectacular vistas and recreational opportunities. The New River Gorge National River region is a mecca of all things outdoor, from rafting, rock climbing, biking, hiking, and camping, to simple sight seeing.New River Gorge - Canyon Rim Visitor Center Just north of the 876-f...
Mile 95
Gauley Bridge CMP   At Gauley Bridge, the New and Gauley Rivers merge to create the Great Kanawha River, which flows to the Sate Capitol and eventually into the Ohio River. As eastbound visitors round the bend at Glen Ferris (MM-93) they get their first view of the merged rivers. Gauley Bridge was first explored in 1671, when Captain Thomas Batts discovered and claimed the area east of Kana...
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