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Location: Connects Jenny Wiley State Park N to Ohio River crossing US 23 at both ends, with other crossings at US 460, SR 172, SR J, US 60, I-64, and State Route 253. (recertified 1991)
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The JWT stretched from South Portsmouth in Greenup County to the lodge at Jenny Wiley State Park in Floyd County and was first opened in 1980. Designed to commemorate the path pioneer woman Jenny Wiley followed during her abduction by Native Americans in 1789 from her home near present day Tazewell, Va. and her subsequent escape. The trail touches some of the most scenic and distinct geographic features in the region including the Pottsville Escarpment and Elliott County’s scenic Devil’s Fork Canyon in addition to passing other landmarks.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 1980
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