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Canaan Valley

Canaan Valley
Canaan Valley

Located mostly within Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Canaan Valley contains a large aggregation of Pleistocene habitats seldom found in the eastern United States. It is unique as a northern boreal relict community at this latitude by virtue of its size, elevation, and diversity.

Location: Tucker County, WV

Year designated: 1974

Acres: 24,763

Ownership: Federal, State, Private

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012