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Hidden Treasures #6: West Virginia

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The Cranberry Glades area of Monongahela National Forest encompasses four rare mountain bogs and includes longer and shorter hiking options. The volunteer-made Spotted Salamander Trail in Kanawha State Forest is especially accommodating for visitors with physical and visual challenges.

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Hidden Treasures #6: Tennessee

Tennessee Gulf Trail

Martha Sundquist State Forest offers a rare state forest hiking trail in Tennessee. Hikers can also visit restored section of the historic Unicoi Turnpike in Cherokee National Forest.

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Hidden Treasures #6: Virginia

Mount Pleasant.

The Jefferson National Forest’s Guest River Gorge Trail and George Washington National Forest’s Mt. Pleasant are both well worth visiting.

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Hidden Treasures #6: Ohio

Wildcat Hollow Trail

The Monroe Outlook, Monroe Overlook Trail and Wildcat Hollow Trail offer varying degrees of challenge in Wayne National Forest.

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Hidden Treasures #6: North Carolina

Harper Creek Falls

Harper Creek Falls Pisgah National Forest (828) 759-0005 In the Harper Creek Wilderness Study Area of Pisgah National Forest near Collettsville, N.C., the 50-foot Harper Creek Falls cascades over slanted rocks. One way to see the falls is through a

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Hidden Treasures #6: Maryland

Savage River

Poplar Lick Trail Savage River State Forest (301) 895-5759 At over 54,000 acres, Grantsville’s Savage River State Forest is the largest state forest in Maryland and an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise with designated areas for hiking, camping, fishing, hunting and off-road

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Hidden Treasures #6: Kentucky

Red River Gorge

The Auxier Ridge Trail and nearby trails in Daniel Boone National Forest’s Red River Gorge offer stunning hiking, while the Little Shepherd Trail provides a beautiful drive along Pine Mountain and Kentenia State Forest.

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A Journey Through the Daniel Boone National Forest

Sky Bridge

The Daniel Boone National Forest today is the result of decades of decisions and actions — some controversial — by forest staff, government officials, environmental groups and volunteers.

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Rails To Trails

Former railways have been converted into beautiful biking and hiking trails across Appalachia.

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Pedal in the Mountains

Bicycle tourism is gaining in popularity, and initiatives across the Appalachian region are making it easier for people to explore the area by bike.

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