Few People Know There Is A Little Portion Of Canada Right Here In West Virginia

Nestled deep in the mountains of Monongahela National Forest is a place called the Dolly Sods Wilderness. It is a region wholly different from the rest of West Virginia, containing fauna and flora generally found in Canada. The story of the unusual ecology at Dolly Sods is an old one. It begins about 2 million years ago.

Areas like Dolly Sods prove that sometimes you don’t have to travel as far as you think to experience the wilds of another land. Once in a great while, Mother Nature will bring that land to you.

What is your favorite area in Monongahela National Forest? Let us know by leaving a comment below.

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