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Recommended Routes in Northern W. Virginia - 2

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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 The view from the Raven Rock Overlook is just spectacular.
Intermediate/Difficult

Coopers Rock Grand Loop

12.3 mi 19.7 km 1,673' Up 510 m Up 1,678' Down 511.53 m Down

Cheat Lake, WV

Northern W. Virginia Hiking

  • 544 Miles 876 Kilometers of Trail
  • 5 Recommended Routes
  • 51 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 63 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 15 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northern W. Virginia - 124

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1.7 mi 2.8 km #1Mont Chateau Trail (North)
Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
0.6 mi 1.0 km #2Sunset Wall Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
0.5 mi 0.7 km #3Devil's Teacup
Very Difficult
Terra Alta, WV
Very Difficult
Terra Alta, WV
0.4 mi 0.7 km #4Buffalo Creek Nature Trail
Easy
Wellsburg, WV
Easy
Wellsburg, WV
0.9 mi 1.5 km #5Upland Trail
Intermediate
Williamstown, WV
Intermediate
Williamstown, WV
0.3 mi 0.6 km #6Strausbaugh Trail
Intermediate
Morgantown, WV
Intermediate
Morgantown, WV
1.5 mi 2.3 km #7Dales Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
Davis, WV
0.4 mi 0.7 km #8Riverview Trail
Easy
Williamstown, WV
Easy
Williamstown, WV
0.3 mi 0.5 km #9Rumsey Trail
Intermediate
Star City, WV
Intermediate
Star City, WV
1.7 mi 2.7 km #10Backchannel Trail
Easy
Saint Marys, WV
Easy
Saint Marys, WV

Photos of Northern W. Virginia - 82

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Much of the trail runs very close to beautiful sections of Decker's Creek.
Jun 21, 2016 near Brookhaven, WV
A view of Cheat Lake from the trail.
May 14, 2016 near Cheat Lake, WV
Ensure you duck along this portion of the Boot Bridge Trail.
Mar 6, 2021 near Deerwalk, WV
One of the walkways crossing Cheat Lake.
May 14, 2016 near Cheat Lake, WV
Fall at Buffalo Creek.
Nov 9, 2016 near Wellsburg, WV
Coopers Rock State Forest, WV
Jul 9, 2018 near Cheat Lake, WV
We caught the train at Beamis and rode to the top of the mountain, which is the train's ending point. We wanted to walk the 4 miles back so we could get some fishing in and enjoy the beauty nature has to offer. ♡
Sep 10, 2019 near Elkins, WV
Common Milkweed in bloom along the trail.
Oct 20, 2016 near William…, WV