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Long Point Trail

Intermediate
 4.4 (21)

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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  4.4 from 21 votes

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

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Mar 21, 2021
Megan McCain
A lovely trail. A little rugged at the end. 3.2mi — 1h 56m
Nov 12, 2020
Wes L
Oct 24, 2020
Deborah Denzel
Oct 18, 2020
Chris Camery
Oct 17, 2020
jill h
wet and overpopulated. the view is worth both. 3.2mi
Aug 28, 2020
Fabio Solano
Aug 28, 2020
Jared Jennings
Aug 16, 2020
Michael Sander