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North Bend Rail Trail

Charlene M. Lattea

North Bend Rail Trail

A Trail Guide and Historical Guide

by Charlene M. Lattea

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published by History of Technology & Industrial Archaeolog .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - South Atlantic - West Virginia,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Hiking,
  • History,
  • North Bend Rail Trail,
  • North Bend Rail Trail (W. Va.),
  • West Virginia,
  • Travel

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12175652M
    ISBN 101885907079
    ISBN 109781885907073
    OCLC/WorldCa48014654

    Along the mile North Bend Rail Trail, the Cairo area offers charming shops, North Bend State Park, country dining, lodging and outdoor recreational experiences. The rail trail travels through 10 tunnels, including the haunted Silver Run Tunnel, crosses 36 bridges and passes through forests, farml.   The following article is a paid collaboration with Wild, Wonderful West Virginia. Like the railroad culture of a century ago, you’ll revel in the beauty of western Appalachia as you "steam" down the North Bend Rail Trail.. Running from I near Parkersburg to Wolf Summit near Clarksburg, the mile trail is part of the 5, mile Great American Discovery trail that spans the entire nation.

    The North Bend Rail-Trail is one of rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Clarksburg! The map below shows a parking area with convenient Location: 61 School St, Clarksburg, WV, US,   The North Bend Rail Trail is 72 miles long and stretches from I near Parkersburg in Wood County to Wolf Summit. It passes through 13 tunnels and crosses 36 bridges. The trail mostly parallels US Route 50 east and west. Along with primitive camp locations along the length of the trail, overnight accommodations are available at North Bend /5(2).

    The most up-to-date, detailed trail directions are published in the ADT Data Books. Affiliated Trails. North Bend Rail Trail; Harrison County Rail-Trail; Dryfork Rail-Trail; Allegheny Trail; Forests. Monongahela National Forest; Parks. Harpers Ferry National Historic Park; Canaan Valley Resort State Park; Tygart Lake State Park; Blackwater. The North Bend Rail Trail is part of the West Virginia State Park system and a component of the coast-to-coast American Discovery Trail. It runs 72 miles on an old B&O railbed from Parkersburg to Wolf Junction (near Clarksburg), paralleling US Route The scenic trail features 36 bridges and 12 tunnels (10 passable, bring lights).


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North Bend Rail Trail by Charlene M. Lattea Download PDF EPUB FB2

North Bend Rail Trail stretches 72 miles across north-central and western West Virginia. This wilderness path takes travelers across 36 bridges and through 10 tunnels and is part of the 5,mile American Discovery Trail, which spans the length of the United States. North Bend Rail Trail, Cairo, WV.

2, likes talking about this. North Bend Rails-to-Trails Foundation, Inc. P O Box Cairo, WV phone# 4/5(2). The trail is roughly 72 miles long, paved mostly with crushed bluestone over the old rail roadbed. There are multiple tunnels and bridges, and it traverses the western part of the state from east-to-west, running through the North Bend State Park as well.5/5.

The North Bend Rail Trail offers a scenic experience with splendid railroad elements and welcoming trail towns to be enjoyed. Stretching nearly 72 miles from Interstate 77 near Parkersburg (Cedar Grove) to Wolf Summit, the trail travels through an impressive 13 tunnels (10 passable), crosses 36 bridges, and passes through or near an assortment of state, county, and local parks.4/5(60).

North Bend Rail Trail 72 Miles 10 Tunnels & 35 Bridges. North Bend Rail Trail 72 Miles 10 Tunnels & 35 Bridges. Home Visit the NBRT. Warnings -or- Alerts Trail Heads & Directions Camping Trip Suggestions Trail Info.

Printable Maps Activites on the Trail. The North Bend Rail Trail is a mile ( km) rail trail in north-central and western West Virginia in the United is operated by West Virginia State Parks and is part of the American Discovery Trail.

Running parallel to U.S. Ro the rail trail extends from the community of Wolf Summit west of Clarksburg at its eastern end to I near Parkersburg at its western end, passing Location: Doddridge, Harrison, Ritchie & Wood counties.

Trail Info. Printable Maps Activites on the Trail Trail Towns Rules & Regulations Support the NBRT About Us. NBRT Description The History of the NBRT NBRT News Contact Us Home Visit the NBRT.

Warnings -or- Alerts Trail Heads & Directions. Tour Maine’s Eastern Promenade Trail, showcasing Portland’s Casco Bay and Portland Harbor.

Enjoy picturesque countryside on the Northern Rail Trail―New Hampshire’s longest rail-trail. Take a ride along Vermont’s Island Rail Trail, which boasts a spectacular /5(6).

The North Bend Rail Trail offers a scenic experience with splendid railroad elements and welcoming trail towns to be enjoyed. Stretching nearly 72 miles from Interstate 77 near Parkersburg (Cedar Grove) to Wolf Summit, the trail travels through an impressive 13 tunnels (10 passable), crosses 36 bridges, and passes through or near an assortment of state, county, and local parks.

Welcome. The North Bend Rail Trail is a multi-use recreational trail operated by West Virginia State Parks. Formerly an abandoned spur of the CSX system, the trail is part of the 5, mile coast-to-coast American Discovery Trail. The SVT trail extends through the entire east-west length of North Bend, and passes through or close to several key area destinations, including Meadowbrook Farm, Three Forks Park, downtown North Bend, Torguson Park, Two Rivers Alternative School (with trail parking available on the weekends), North Bend Elementary, and the North Bend Library.

The mile long North Bend Rail Trail sits adjacent to North Bend State Park and is the perfect place for cycle touring. The relatively flat historical trail has a 3% grade from west to east and is constructed of smooth crushed limestone surface for the majority of the route.

Title: North Bend Rail Trail State Park Model (1) Author: Daniel W. Skidmore Created Date: 3/18/ AMFile Size: KB. Harrison Rail Trails, Clarksburg, West Virginia. K likes. A non-profit organization working to improve and maintain Harrison County, WV rail-trails & link our trails to Parkersburg & Morgantown, 5/5.

North Bend Rail Trail—Eaton Tunnel —Wood County. Eaton Tunnel North Bend Rail-Trail Walker, WVParking Access:I heard it called the Lost Tunnel, the original #21 Tunnel along the abandoned stretch of railway between Parkersburg and Clarksburg. Immediately after the stone wall (Millers Landing) is the North Bend Rail Trail.

Park on the gravel section opposite the trailed. Western Terminus. Walker: Exit Rt. 47 at Walker Road, proceed to where road meets trail (barricade on left).

Petroleum: Exit Rt. 50 onto Goose Creek Road and proceed 7 miles to town. Featured Content A Sneak Peek at the New Edition of the "Rail-Trail: Hall of Fame" Guidebook Nine Romantic Trail Destinations That Will Make You Swoon Greet the New Rail-Trails of Seven Ways Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Brought Big Impact in New York’s Ashokan Rail Trail Rail-Trail State Policy Here’s What’s Happening Right now Pathways for Patriots: 10 Rail-Trails with.

North Bend Rail Trail. The North Bend Rail Trail is a multi-use recreational trail operated by West Virginia State Parks. Formerly an abandoned spur of the CSX system, the trail is part of the 5,mile coast-to-coast American Discovery Trail.

The North Bend Rail-Trail (NBRT) is a scenic excursion along part of the 5,mile, coast-to-coast American Discovery Trail.

Stretching nearly 72 miles in northern West Virginia, the trail travels from Parkersburg (Cedar Grove) to Wolf Summit, through 13 tunnels (10 passable), over 36 bridges and runs nearby the North Bend State Park.

“Those tunnels there are some stories about those tunnels,” says North Bend Rail Trail Superintendent Paul Elliott. “Every community has their own story about the haunted tunnels in their section.” Probably the most famous is the Ghost of Silver Run, said to haunt tunnel num located a few miles west of the small town of Cairo.

The project will extend the Slate Valley Rail Trail (SVRT) north from Depot Street to Cross Road, bringing the SVRT closer to realizing the project goal, to link with the D&H Rail Trail that runs through Vermont.

For a more detailed description of the SVRT check out the Slate Valley Rail Trail .A moderately trafficked trail, the North Bend Rail Trail is part of the West Virginia State Park system and a former important piece of the state's railroad system.

Historically, the trail dates back to the westward expansion era of America and was one of the important travel areas that brought civilians into the wilderness to create new homes.Big Ride on the Rail Trail The morning after we arrived at the park, we got up and Carole cooked us one of her great campsite breakfasts: pancakes, bacon, coffee, orange juice, etc.

After that, we got our bikes ready and headed out for the North Bend Rail : James Robert Smith.