Notice of Informational Public Meeting on establishing a new Hatfield McCoy Trail system




State Project: U350-HAT/FI-2.00

Federal Project: NRT-2014(200)D



The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) will hold an informational public meeting August 5, 2021 to discuss a proposal for establishing a new Hatfield McCoy Trail system on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) East Lynn Lake property. The proposed trail is located within a portion of the East Lynn Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA) currently licensed to the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources (WVDNR). Materials presented at the meeting will include maps illustrating the boundaries of the proposal area and trail alignment. An overview of the proposed Hatfield-McCoy Trail Management Plan will also be provided. This is a planning level workshop through which the WVDOH, USACE, WVDNR, and Hatfield-McCoy Trails will take public comments and provide responses to questions. The information gathered from the meeting will be evaluated as part of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation required for this proposal. The presentation will be open house format. Please see below for meeting access information.


Thursday, August 5th, 2021

4 pm – 7 pm

Wayne County High School


100 Pioneer Road

Wayne, WV 25570


Those wishing to file written comments may send them on or before September 2, 2021 to: Mr. Elwood Penn, Director, Planning Division, West Virginia Division of Highways, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, Building 5, Room 740, Charleston, West Virginia 25305. Visit the WVDOH website at for project information and the opportunity to comment on the project.


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