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The gateway to the Monongahela National Forest and next door to some of West Virginia's finest outdoor recreational opportunities, Richwood is an adventurer's dream destination. Tour the Highland Scenic Highway, experience the natural beauty of Hills Creek Falls, speed down the Hellbender Motorsport trail, dine on local delicacies, and experience annual festivals that celebrate West Virginia.

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Enjoy hiking, fishing, mountain and gravel biking, and more in the Monongahela National Forest.

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Savor unique mountain flavors at some of Richwood's best restaurants and bars. 

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Richwood is the Ramp Capitol of the World, and the the ramp is celebrated yearly with a festival featuring food, music and more. 

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A weeklong celebration with parades, pageants, food, music, carnival rides and cornhole tournaments. 


A National Natural Monument, The Cranberry Glades feature botanical species commonly found at higher altitudes, including cranberries, sphagnum moss and carnivorous plants.  

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Explore more of Richwood and the surrounding areas.

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With community roots tracing back to the early 1700's, Richwood has gone through multiple transformations, from a booming coal and timber hub, to the artisan and technology center it is today.

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