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Recommended Routes in Monongahela National Forest - 7

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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 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 North-South Trail looking east.
Intermediate/Difficult

Cranberry Wilderness Loop

17.3 mi 27.8 km 1,831' Up 557.94 m Up 1,830' Down 557.84 m Down

Marlinton, WV
Favorite Bear Rocks Trail
Difficult

Dolly Sods Challenge Hike - circumnavigation

27.4 mi 44.1 km 2,829' Up 862.31 m Up 2,829' Down 862.21 m Down

Davis, WV
Favorite Upper Red Creek 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 Canyon Rim Trail - The Point - boot shot
Intermediate/Difficult

Roaring Plains Circuit

12.8 mi 20.6 km 2,203' Up 671.35 m Up 2,237' Down 681.78 m Down

Davis, WV

Monongahela National Forest Hiking

  • 772 Miles 1,242 Kilometers of Trail
  • 7 Recommended Routes
  • 27 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 73 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 22 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Monongahela National Forest - 115

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3.2 mi 5.2 km #1Rocky Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
Davis, WV 10 
5.3 mi 8.5 km #2Seneca Creek Trail (TR515)
Intermediate
Franklin, WV
Intermediate
Franklin, WV 16 
1.7 mi 2.7 km #3Dunkenbarger Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
Davis, WV
2.5 mi 4.0 km #4Breathed Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Davis, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Davis, WV
1.5 mi 2.3 km #5Little Stonecoal Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Davis, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Davis, WV
2.4 mi 3.9 km #6Bear Rocks Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
Davis, WV
1.2 mi 2.0 km #7Beaver View Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
Davis, WV
9.5 mi 15.3 km #8Kennison Mountain Trail
Difficult
Richwood, WV
Difficult
Richwood, WV
11.6 mi 18.7 km #9Otter Creek Trail (TR 131)
Difficult
Elkins, WV
Difficult
Elkins, WV
3.7 mi 6.0 km #10Rorhbaugh Trail #508
Intermediate
Petersburg, WV
Intermediate
Petersburg, WV

Photos of Monongahela National Forest - 156

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A fall Hike on the Big Stonecoal Trail, to Lion's Head.
Jan 23, 2018 near Davis, WV
Campsite with great fire set up right off the trail.
Feb 28, 2020 near Franklin, WV
Bear Rocks Trail
May 18, 2015 near Davis, WV
Fall in West Virginia
Dec 3, 2018 near Marlinton, WV
Upper Red Creek trail
May 18, 2015 near Davis, WV
Bear Rocks trail
May 18, 2015 near Davis, WV
Rocky Ridge trail
May 18, 2015 near Davis, WV
Towards beginning  Bear Rock Trail October 8, 2017
Oct 8, 2017 near Davis, WV