Monongahela National Forest, is part of America's Most Scenic Natural Treasures.
State: West Virginia
Counties: Webster and Pocahontas counties
District: Gauley Ranger District
Forest: Monongahela National Forest
Sanctuary: Black Bear ( no hunting of bear within Cranberry Wilderness)
Rivers: North Fork of the Cranberry River and Middle Fork of the William's River
Motorized vehicles are not permitted within the Cranberry Wilderness area so hiking provides a gateway to the unspoiled Wilderness, offering you access to 35,000 acres with a mix of northern hardwoods and some red spruce at higher elevations and is the largest Wilderness preserve in the Monongahela National Forest.
Cranberry Back-Country is designated for mountain biking, horseback riding ,fishing, etc. and the Cranberry River is in the top #10 for the West Virginia's fishing rivers. Cranberry Back-Country forested areas with relatively little human disturbance is great habitat for Black Bears.
Where: Cranberry Backcountry, near Richwood West Virginia When: Autumn of 2004 Photographer: Jeff Sias, Virginia Beach, VA Photo submitted by: Jeff Sias, Virginia Beach, VA
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Some of America's Most Scenic Natural Treasures is the Monongahela National Forest and the Mountains surrounding Nicholas County and the Cranberry Wilderness.
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