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Gems in West Virginia - 4

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gem Favorite Beautiful fall day!

Long Point Overlook

(14) Fayette…, WV
gem Favorite Just a fraction of Sandstone Falls.

Sandstone Falls

(6) Hinton, WV
gem Favorite Nuttallburg coal chute.

Nuttallburg

(5) Fayette…, WV
gem Favorite View from Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory.

Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory

(1) Union, WV

Recommended Routes in West Virginia - 20

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Favorite Bear Rocks Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Dolly Sods Wilderness

19.6 mi 31.6 km 1,364' Up 415.85 m Up 1,365' Down 416.06 m Down

Davis, WV
Favorite Chilling on Diamond Point.
Intermediate

Endless Wall Trail

4.5 mi 7.3 km 275' Up 83.83 m Up 275' Down 83.84 m Down

Fayette…, WV
Favorite The ruins of a C&O Canal Lockhouse stand outside of Harper's Ferry.
Intermediate/Difficult

Maryland Heights Loop

6.8 mi 10.9 km 1,488' Up 453.64 m Up 1,488' Down 453.44 m Down

Harpers…, WV
Favorite view of the rivers
Intermediate/Difficult

Loudoun Heights Out and Back

6.3 mi 10.1 km 1,204' Up 366.98 m Up 1,204' Down 366.93 m Down

Harpers…, WV
Favorite Soak up the fantastic views from Big Schloss.
Intermediate/Difficult

Big Schloss from Wolf Gap

4.6 mi 7.3 km 986' Up 300.44 m Up 993' Down 302.72 m Down

Moorefield, WV
Favorite Bear Rocks Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Dolly Sods Wilderness - North Day Loop

12.3 mi 19.7 km 890' Up 271.28 m Up 890' Down 271.31 m Down

Davis, WV
Favorite Bear Rocks Trail
Difficult

Dolly Sods Circumnavigation

25.9 mi 41.7 km 2,478' Up 755.26 m Up 2,481' Down 756.14 m Down

Davis, WV
Favorite We have some of the best trail volunteers.
Intermediate

Upshur County Trails

4.7 mi 7.6 km 478' Up 145.6 m Up 480' Down 146.4 m Down

Buckhannon, WV
Favorite Beautiful easy trail, wildflowers, river views, birds.  Very enjoyable.
Easy

Sandstone Falls Loop

1.1 mi 1.7 km 31' Up 9.42 m Up 31' Down 9.4 m Down

Hinton, WV

West Virginia Hiking

  • 1,931 Miles 3,108 Kilometers of Trail
  • 24 Recommended Routes
  • 4 Gems Gems
  • 132 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 257 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 58 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Areas Within West Virginia

Trails in West Virginia - 423

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1.6 mi 2.5 km #1Long Point Trail
Intermediate
Fayetteville, WV
Intermediate
Fayetteville, WV 23 
3.2 mi 5.2 km #2Rocky Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
Davis, WV 10 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #3Seneca Rocks Trail #563
Intermediate/Difficult
Franklin, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Franklin, WV 12 
5.3 mi 8.5 km #4Seneca Creek Trail (TR515)
Intermediate
Franklin, WV
Intermediate
Franklin, WV 16 
5.7 mi 9.2 km #5Glade Creek Trail
Intermediate
Daniels, WV
Intermediate
Daniels, WV 14 
191.9 mi 308.8 km #6Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath
Easy
Washington, DC
Easy
Washington, DC 12 
1.7 mi 2.8 km #7Mont Chateau Trail (North)
Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
1.7 mi 2.7 km #8Dunkenbarger Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
Davis, WV
2.5 mi 4.0 km #9Breathed Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Davis, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Davis, WV
23.9 mi 38.5 km #10North Fork Mountain Trail #501
Intermediate/Difficult
Franklin, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Franklin, WV 10 

Photos of West Virginia - 344

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Chilling on Diamond Point.
Aug 1, 2016 near Fayette…, WV
A fall Hike on the Big Stonecoal Trail, to Lion's Head.
Jan 23, 2018 near Davis, WV
Soak up the fantastic views from Big Schloss.
Jul 6, 2017 near Moorefield, WV
Campsite with great fire set up right off the trail.
Feb 28, 2020 near Franklin, WV
Top of the carriage trail in late fall
Nov 27, 2019 near Charleston, WV
Hiking Big Schloss on the Mill Mountain Trail - George Washington National Forest
Nov 25, 2019 near Moorefield, WV
Hiking Tibbet Knob on the Tibbet Knob Trail - George Washington National Forest
Nov 25, 2019 near Moorefield, WV
Bear Rocks Trail
May 18, 2015 near Davis, WV