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GP RED (health, recreation and land management)

Their goal is to fully recognize and expand research, education, and resource development activities for community “quality of life” agencies.


USFS Special Use Permit Application

Working with the USFS

Appalachian Regional Reforestation Initiative

 is a coalition of groups, including citizens, the coal industry, and government dedicated to restoring forests on coal mined lands in the Eastern United States.

Eastern KY

Western NC

Northeastern TN

TN State Parks.  Join the Trail Pack. (Spring 2021)  


Point of contact for Special Use Permits:

Clinch Ranger District

Eastern Divide Ranger District

Mt. Rogers National Recreational Area

Tom Blevins.  p: 276-783-5196.

Southern WV

Zack Brown

Assistant Chief of Operations

West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

The Monongahela National Forest, in partnership with West Virginia University and USDA Rural Development, is bringing diverse stakeholders together to create a shared recreation vision for the region.

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