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Long Point Trail

Intermediate
 4.5 (30)

A trail leading to the Long Point overlook and views of the New River Gorge Bridge.


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Map Key

1.6

Miles

2.5

KM

Point to Point

1,956' 596 m

High

1,721' 524 m

Low

23' 7 m

Up

258' 79 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

22%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers

Family Friendly Views of the New River Gorge and the New River Gorge Bridge make for an enriching hike with children.

Flora & Fauna

Rhododendron and mountain laurel are plentiful along the last section of the hike toward Long Point.

Contacts

Land Manager: NPS - New River Gorge

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  4.5 from 30 votes

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New Bridge from Long Point
Jul 14, 2021 near Fayette…, WV
A typical West Virginia fall day, wet and foggy!
Jan 28, 2021 near Fayette…, WV
Beautiful fall day!
Jan 28, 2021 near Fayette…, WV
Long Point Overlook.
Jun 21, 2019 near Fayette…, WV

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Apr 19, 2022
Lacey Campbell
3.2mi — 11h 30m
Mar 5, 2022
Julie Baisden
Nov 18, 2021
Leah Walsh
1.6mi — 1h 00m
Nov 18, 2021
Olivia Levine
Nov 8, 2021
Bethany S
Oct 29, 2021
Kayleigh Adams
Beautiful trail and views 3.1mi
Oct 12, 2021
Paul Burton
Oct 12, 2021
Nick DiFranco
Great view of the bridge and you get to hike through some rhododendron tunnels--would be beautiful in late spring/early summer — 2h 00m