Dolly Sods Wilderness Area is a Designated “Leave No Trace” Hot Spot 

Dolly Sods Wilderness area has many popular hiking trails near Canaan Valley. It is located in the Monongahela National Forest and is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Dolly Sods has recently been identified as a hot spot by the “Leave No Trace” organization. A hot spot is an area impacted by human activities.  By …

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September trail work

Trail Work Updates September 2022 Four volunteers joined HoH for our Tuesday trail work night.  Brushing and trimming back was done on the River Road Trail in addition to drainage work.  One washed out culvert near the pond has been replaced with two culverts thanks to Charles Barker owner of H&H Hardware in Thomas, WV.  Zachary Adams …

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HoH is grateful for all the volunteers that have participated in our trail work days this Spring and Summer.  Volunteers worked on Walking Stick, River Road, Hellbender, Promised Land, Hoodoo/Moon Rocks, Yellow Creek, Beaver Creek & Splash Dam trails and Trials Road.  Trail maintenance activities included pruning, tread/drainage work, downed log removal and grass trimming. …


Employment Opportunity

Employment Opportunity at Heart of the Highlands Trail System The Heart of the Highlands Trail System (HOH) is seeking a motivated individual with a passion for trails and trail building to serve as Trails Program Coordinator. The position involves coordination of all Board activities to move forward the HOH mission;  to connect the non-motorized, multi-use trail …

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May Trail Work update

 In the month of May, 2022, HOH trail work focused on the Hellbender trail off Camp 70 Road in Davis, WV.  Trail tread was improved by fixing washed out areas and smoothing out ruts.  The trail is more easily rideable now with a smoother flow.  Thank you to all our volunteers and check out the …

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February 2022 V6 – HOH Newsletter

We are looking forward to 2022! Take a look at our progress and what is to come for this year. Consider joining our team of volunteers for trail work days and keeping our trails clean and protected for future generations to enjoy.

Goodbye 2021, Hello 2022!

Our organization is continuously working to expand and improve local trails. And for us to achieve these goals, we as an organization also need to expand and improve. We have welcomed new board member Lisa Sampson whose contributions will help us organize efforts around our trail advocacy. We are also looking to hire a Project Coordinator …

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Walking Stick Trail Work Complete

We had a terrific crew out for our bi-monthly trail work. We meet monthly every 2nd Saturday from 10am-12pm and 4th Tuesday from 5-7pm. Thanks to Roger for leading the charge and to Sue Haywood and Blackwater Bicycle Association for rallying more folks! We lopped the entire loop of Walking Stick Trail. Many hands made it possible to knock …

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