Elkins, West Virginia

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Elkins, West Virginia, USA

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Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Camp Allegheny
    200 Sycamore Street, Elkins, WV 26241
    304-636-1875, At an altitude of 4,400 feet, this camp established by Confederate forces in July 1861, was one of the highest of the Civil War. Because of its exposed conditions,... more info  map

  • Camp Bartow
    USDA Forest Service P.O. Box 67, Elkins, WV 24920
    304-456-3335, Following the reverses at Rich Mountain and Corrick's Ford, the Confederates established Camp Bartow. On October 3, 1861 the Battle of Greenbrier River occurred,... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Cranberry Glades Botanical Area
    PO Box 110, Elkins, WV 24946
    304-653-4826, Protects the largest area of bogs in West Virginia. Bogs are acidic wetlands more commonly found in the northern areas of this country and in Canada. more info  map

  • Monongahela National Forest
    200 Sycamore Street, Elkins, WV 26241
    304-636-1800, Recreation ranges from self reliant treks in the wildernesses and backcountry areas to the challenges of mountain climbing to traditional developed site camping. There... more info  map


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