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, winter at Camp Allegheny was...
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  • Camp Bartow

    USDA Forest Service P.O. Box 67
    Elkins, WV 24920
    Bartow
    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, resulting in the withdrawal of Union...
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Cranberry Glades Botanical Area

    PO Box 110
    Elkins, WV 24946
    Richwood
    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.
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  • 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 are 23 campgrounds, 17 picnic...
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