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Advantage Valley and the State Capitol

The western bookend of the Midland Trail is the Ohio River which creates the western border of WV near Kenova and Huntington. Continuing eastward through our fastest growing areas and Charleston, our capital city, this 80+ mile section of the Trail is becoming known as Advantage Valley. Along the way, Route 60 passes through the Great Kanawha River Valley, where the nation’s industrial past and present are celebrated in coal tipples, old salt works, chemical plants, locks and dams, mines and company towns, electrical power plants, roads, bridges and the passage to the Ohio River.
Mile 53
South Charleston CMP South Charleston is a unique blend of past and present, rural, urban, and industrial, as indicated form the wide variety of attractions. Once known as the chemical capital of the wold, the city boasts a diverse, well-educated population with 5 distinct shopping areas, offering antiques near the Mound and big box stores at Southridge. The streetscape has been revitalized, park...
Mile 45
St. Albans CMP With its beautiful river views, well preserved historic homes, and an archeologically significant Native American site, St. Albans offers two distinct areas to explore - the scenic rivers and the quaint, historic downtown.St. Albans Roadside Park U.S. Route 60 hugs the Kanawha River through St. albans, offering beautiful scenic views and the opportunity to stretch your legs. Just ...
Mile 34
Follow the Kanawha River along Route 62, Rivers to Ridges Heritage Byway, from Nitro to Point Pleasant, where the Great Kanawha meets the Ohio River. Along the way visit Buffalo, chartered 1837, which commemorates its long history and ancient Indian village.Point Pleasant River Museum 28 Main Street; 304.674.0144  Tuesday - Friday 10 - 3, Saturday 11 - 4, Sunday 1 - 5. West Virginia's only rive...
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