National Natural Landmarks

Gaudineer Scenic Area

Gaudineer Scenic Area
Gaudineer Scenic Area. Photo by D. Ede.

Gaudineer Scenic Area, located within the Monongahela National Forest, represents the best remaining virgin red spruce forest in West Virginia.

Location: Pocahontas County, WV ; Pocahontas County, WV ; Randolph County, WV ; Randolph County, WV

Year designated: 1974

Acres: 143

Ownership: Federal

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