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Across the million-acre Monongahela National Forest collaborative partnerships with gateway communities are improving communications and jumpstarting recreation economies.

Read: "Not your father's forest" in the Charleston Gazette
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We are connecting towns within and near the Monongahela National Forest to improve quality of life for residents and visitors.

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About Us

We are bringing diverse stakeholders together to create a shared vision for the MNF.

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Our Process

From a beginning vision to multi-stage projects, we're moving toward a successful recreation future for the region.

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Explore the Mon Forest Towns:

Almost one million acres, eight counties, and more than four hours travel from top to bottom, the Monongahela National Forest touches not only our pilot towns, but dozens more communities.

Project Resources

Style Manual

Guidance for using the Mon Forest Towns brand, as well as downloads.

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Completed reports and other resources available for download.

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