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1,587 mi 2,554 km of trail 23 Recommended Routes

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 113 Trails Intermediate Trails 239 Trails Hard Trails 72 Trails
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Gems in West Virginia - 3

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gem Favorite Long Point Overlook.

Long Point Overlook

(12) Fayette…, WV
gem Favorite No Photos

Sandstone Falls

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

Nuttallburg

(5) Fayette…, WV

Recommended Routes in West Virginia - 19

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Favorite Many species of fern on the 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 Lollipop

6.3 mi 10.2 km 1,280' Up 390.07 m Up 1,280' Down 390.02 m Down

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

Big Schloss from Wolf Gap

4.6 mi 7.4 km 1,019' Up 310.6 m Up 1,027' Down 313.07 m Down

Woodstock, VA
Favorite Many species of fern on the 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 Many species of fern on the trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Blackbird/Ridge Loop

10.4 mi 16.8 km 888' Up 270.52 m Up 888' Down 270.61 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

Trails in West Virginia - 401

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1.6 mi 2.5 km #1Long Point Trail
Intermediate
Fayetteville, WV
Intermediate
Fayetteville, WV 17 
1.9 mi 3.1 km #2Seneca Rocks Trail #563
Intermediate/Difficult
Franklin, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Franklin, WV
5.3 mi 8.5 km #3Seneca Creek Trail (TR515)
Easy/Intermediate
Franklin, WV
Easy/Intermediate
Franklin, WV 13 
3.2 mi 5.2 km #4Rocky Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
Davis, WV
191.9 mi 308.8 km #5Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Towpath
Easy/Intermediate
Washington, DC
Easy/Intermediate
Washington, DC 12 
1.7 mi 2.8 km #6Mont Chateau Trail (North)
Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
1.7 mi 2.7 km #7Dunkenbarger Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
Davis, WV
2.5 mi 4.0 km #8Breathed Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Davis, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Davis, WV
1.5 mi 2.3 km #9Little Stonecoal Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Davis, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Davis, WV
6.4 mi 10.4 km #10North Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Moorefield, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Moorefield, WV
4.3 mi 6.9 km #11Sugar Run Trail #1025 (aka Deathstar)
Very Difficult
Franklin, WV
Very Difficult
Franklin, WV
0.6 mi 1.0 km #12Sunset Wall Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
2.4 mi 3.9 km #13Reverie Trail
Difficult
Webster Springs, WV
Difficult
Webster Springs, WV
18.1 mi 29.1 km #14Eleanor City Park Trail
Intermediate
Eleanor, WV
Intermediate
Eleanor, WV
5.7 mi 9.2 km #15Glade Creek Trail
Intermediate
Daniels, WV
Intermediate
Daniels, WV 12 
3.7 mi 6.0 km #16Rorhbaugh Trail #508
Intermediate
Petersburg, WV
Intermediate
Petersburg, WV
1.2 mi 2.0 km #17Beaver View Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
Davis, WV
4.8 mi 7.8 km #18Tea Creek Mountain Trail #452
Difficult
Marlinton, WV
Difficult
Marlinton, WV
1.1 mi 1.8 km #19Bail Out
Intermediate
Marlinton, WV
Intermediate
Marlinton, WV
2.3 mi 3.7 km #20Easy-Up
Intermediate
Berkeley Springs, WV
Intermediate
Berkeley Springs, WV

Photos of West Virginia - 290

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Chilling on Diamond Point.
Aug 1, 2016 near Fayette…, WV
Many species of fern on the trail.
Aug 6, 2020 near Davis, 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
A fall Hike on the Big Stonecoal Trail, to Lion's Head.
Jan 23, 2018 near Davis, WV
800 steps down.
Aug 1, 2016 near Fayette…, WV