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Hatfield McCoy losing trails in Boone, Lincoln counties

Logan Banner photo The Little Coal River trail will be closed in Boone County.

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The Little Coal River trail will be closed in Boone County.

LOGAN, W.Va. — Little Coal River Trail System in Boone County and Ivy Branch Trail System in Lincoln County will be closing down effective Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, according to officials with The Hatfield McCoy Trails.

“The authority received notice from the landowners that it would be necessary to close these two trail systems due to changing ownership of the property and its future uses,” said Jeffrey Lusk, executive director of Hatfield McCoy Trails in a press release.

All other trail systems and the remaining 500 miles of trail will be open to riders with no changes, he said.

“We appreciate the landowners for allowing us to use their property for the past twelve years,” Lusk said. “They have been very good partners with the trails as have all the 96 coal, timber, natural gas and land holding companies that allow the Hatfield McCoy Trails to use their property.”

Lusk said The Hatfield McCoy Trails hopes to find similar property in these areas to open new trail systems…

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