A dozen exaggeratedly rustic log cabins constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps stand deep in the woods of this remote 8,149-acre state forest. Even the windows are framed with exposed log ends, and the dormers of one cabin (no. 4) have log rather than the more usual frame siding. The unusual name of the forest is not, as might be supposed, an Indian word, but rather derives from the names of West Virginia's four southwestern counties: Cabell, Wayne, Lincoln, and Mingo.
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Cabwaylingo State Forest
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