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The Recreation Center

In the center, the Midland Trail passes over West Virginia's most beautiful and rugged mountain terrain.  Fayette County, the trail's recreational center, provides physical activities from the mild to the wild--fishing, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, and rock climbing draw visitors from around the world.  This region's prestine vistas and breath taking natural beauty are worth a Trail-hop alone.  At Hico, U.S. 19 intersects the Trail providing access to even more adventure.

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 111
Summersville CMP World-class recreation offerings await about 15 minutes north of Midland Trail near the Town of Summersville.Summersville Dam and Lake Take Rt. 129 from Rt. 19, north of Hico Drive across the top of the 40-story Summersville Dam, on one the largest earth-filled dams in the world, using Route 129. On this truly unique driving experience see the 2,800-acre Summersville Lake on on...
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