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Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory

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A short trek to the Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory, which offers 360 views of the surrounding area.


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1.3

Miles

2.1

KM

Point to Point

3,783' 1,153 m

High

3,463' 1,055 m

Low

391' 119 m

Up

146' 45 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Views

Description

You'll go uphill as you leave the parking lot, following the trail for about 1 mile until you reach the observatory. Awesome views from the top and the potential to see birds of prey.

Flora & Fauna

Raptors

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Katie Wardinski

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  5.0 from 2 votes

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in Waiteville

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View from Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory.
Sep 4, 2020 near Union, WV
Inside the Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory.
Sep 4, 2020 near Union, WV

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