Dolly Sods Wilderness

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46 mi 75 km of trail 2 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 10 Trails Intermediate Trails 9 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

Located in Grant, Randolph and Tucker Counties, West Virginia, the Dolly Sods Wilderness spans over 17,371 acres in the Monongahela National Forest. The Dolly Sods Wilderness, which is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System, contains much of the Red Creek drainage and contains heath and bog eco-types, more commonly typical to southern Canada.

Food & Drink

The northern end does not have much water available at the campsites. Be sure to bring plenty of water!

After the Hike: Local Favorites

deerfield restaurant and pub Try the pizza! Best in the valley!
189 Bensland Rd, Davis WV — (304) 460-4772
Hellbender Burritos Burritos are huge and so, so, so delicious. Good for vegetarians and vegans. The Hellbender rocked my world.
Sirianni's Cafe This adorable little pizza restaurant has some tables near the back where patrons have left little thanks, love, and adventure notes. Check out this totally wholesome yet deviant one (pictured)!!
William Ave, Davis WV — (304) 259-5454
The Sawmill Restaurant Friendly people. Huge portions.

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Featured Hikes in Dolly Sods Wilderness - 2

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Trails in Dolly Sods Wilderness - 17

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6.3 mi 10.2 km
#1 Red Creek Trail
Davis, WV
6.3 mi 10.2 km Davis, WV
Unknown
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Davis, WV
2.5 mi 4.0 km Davis, WV
Unknown
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3.2 mi 5.2 km
#3 Rocky Ridge Trail
Davis, WV
3.2 mi 5.2 km Davis, WV
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Only the most minor boggy spots. Great views!
9 days ago
Davis, WV
4.3 mi 6.9 km Davis, WV
Unknown
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1.7 mi 2.7 km
#5 Dunkenbarger Trail
Davis, WV
1.7 mi 2.7 km Davis, WV
Unknown
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1.2 mi 2.0 km
#6 Beaver View Trail
Davis, WV
1.2 mi 2.0 km Davis, WV
Unknown
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Davis, WV
1.4 mi 2.2 km Davis, WV
Unknown
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Davis, WV
1.5 mi 2.3 km Davis, WV
Unknown
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Petersburg, WV
3.7 mi 6.0 km Petersburg, WV
Unknown
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2.4 mi 3.9 km
#10 Bear Rocks Trail
Davis, WV
2.4 mi 3.9 km Davis, WV
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Trail has a few small muddy spots, easy to bypass. Steam crossings also easy.
8 days ago
Petersburg, WV
4.5 mi 7.2 km Petersburg, WV
Bad / Closed
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Muddy - After last nights rain most of the trail is a creek
55 days ago
0.7 mi 1.2 km
#12 Beaver Dam Trail
Davis, WV
0.7 mi 1.2 km Davis, WV
All Clear
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27 days ago
Davis, WV
4.4 mi 7.0 km Davis, WV
Bad / Closed
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Muddy, Some Mud - Very difficult to potentially unpassable sections of trail after heavy rainfall. Hard to see areas of quick-sinking mud. Stretches of about 5-30 feet with mud reaching up to knees in some areas. Required careful off-trail maneuvering.
25 days ago
2.9 mi 4.6 km
#14 Raven Ridge Trail
Davis, WV
2.9 mi 4.6 km Davis, WV
Minor Issues
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Muddy - Ankle deep mud in many locations, some areas difficult to pass.
9 days ago
1.4 mi 2.3 km
#15 Harman Trail
Davis, WV
1.4 mi 2.3 km Davis, WV
Unknown
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Davis, WV
2.4 mi 3.9 km Davis, WV
Unknown
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2.0 mi 3.3 km
#17 Rocky Point Trail
Petersburg, WV
2.0 mi 3.3 km Petersburg, WV
Unknown
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