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Popular Grandview trail won't reopen this season

GRANDVIEW, W.Va. -- A popular trail in the New River Gorge National River will remain closed for another season because of safety concerns.Robin Snyder, with the National Park Service, told The Register-Herald that reopening the Grandview Tunnel Trail is one of the agency's top priorities.
According to the park's website, the half-mile trail is the shortest one in the park. It passes through a cavelike rock tunnel and has several sections of stairs.The Park Service closed the trail in spring 2011 after an engineer's basic structural assessment determined that the structure could become unsound.
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