From Fries Junction to Byllesby Dam is a 2.5 mile, easy, slight downhill gradient with parking available at Byllesby Dam. The trail follows the New River as it flows downstream, to the north. The river’s northerly flow is one of its most unique attributes. From here the river flows all the way to the mighty Ohio River and then on to the Mississippi, once the principle means of both moving goods in this region and providing power to the many industries along its banks. A highlight of this section is the one hundred foot long bridge at Brush Creek.
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