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Braxton County, located in the state of West Virginia, is renowned for its scenic beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities. The county is home to the picturesque Sutton Lake, known for its fishing, boating, and camping. Visitors can also explore the stunning scenery of the Gower Wildlife Management Area and the Elk River Wildlife Management Area. The annual West Virginia State Folk Festival, celebrating the state's traditional music and dance, is a key cultural event in the county. Additionally, Braxton County boasts historical landmarks such as the Flatwoods Monster Museum, dedicated to the famous local legend.