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Island Loop Trail

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Trail

0.6 mile 1.0 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 22' 7 m
Descent: -21' -6 m
High: 1,296' 395 m
Low: 1,278' 390 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 4% (2°)

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Trail shared by Hunter R

A short loop exhibiting the active reclamation of farmland by hardwood forests.

Hunter R

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek

Family Friendly A short length and gentle grades make this trail a perfect option for families with children.

Description

The Island Loop Trail is a short, relaxing trail through what was once cultivated as farmlands. Since farmers moved away from the area, and the national park has prevented development, the area is currently being reclaimed by the forests from which it was originally cleared.

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Land Manager: NPS - New River Gorge

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Jan 25, 2018
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