Follow This Abandoned Railroad Trail For One Of The Most Unique Hikes In West Virginia

Of the many paths that West Virginia’s nature trails lead — through woods, across rivers, streams, and waterfalls — only one follows an abandoned rail line, through 10 tunnels and over 38 bridges.

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The NBRT is not the only West Virginia trail steeped in history. Check out these 6 hiking trails that lead to some incredible prices of history.