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Headhouse Trail

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0.6 Miles 1.0 Kilometers

 

68% 

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Ascent

-398' -121 m

Descent

1,986' 605 m

High

1,588' 484 m

Low

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

Unknown

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A moderately-graded gravel path leading to the Nuttallburg coal mine site.

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Features: Fall Colors
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Description

Travel down the Headhouse Trail for a peek into the ins and outs of mining at the Nuttallburg coal mine site. Enjoy the rusting remains of a once bustling coal mine, taking time to visit the multitude of displays explaining day to day operations at Nuttallburg, as well as the coal extraction process. For a grander Nuttallburg experience, make your way down the Conveyor Trail and discover the remnants of Nuttallburg's coal processing plants and adjoining town.

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Land Manager: NPS - New River Gorge

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