WV Public Lands Update: May 2021

Great American Outdoors Act Funds Nine Projects on the Mon

Photo: Kent Mason

The Monongahela National Forest has announced a list of nine projects that will be funded by the Great American Outdoors Act for fiscal year 2021. The following selected projects will address the deferred maintenance in the Forest:

  • Lake Sherwood Campground Rehabilitation
  • Marlinton-White Sulphur Ranger District Stream Crossing Structures for Trout Fisheries
  • Williams River at Tea Creek Bridge Replacement at Cranberry Wilderness
  • Red Oak Fire Tower Lightning Protections and Improvements
  • Tumbling Rock Bridge Replacement for Timber Sales and Recreation Access
  • Forest Road 209 Culvert Replacement with Bridge for Aquatic Organism Passage Improvements
  • West Fork Greenbrier Bridge Replacement for Laurel Fork Wilderness Access
  • Elleber North Fork Deer Creek Bridge Replacement
  • Red Creek Bridge Replacement for Dolly Sods Wilderness Access

We would like to, once again, thank Senator Manchin, Senator Capito, and Representative Miller for their leadership and support of the Great American Outdoors Act!

Monongahela National Forest Access Updates

The Forest Service continues to provide guidance on use of developed recreational sites to keep visitors safe. You can find up-to-date information about access and restrictions within the Mon National Forest here.

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