Hiking West Virginia-3rd Edition  by Mary Reed

Hiking West Virginia-3rd Edition Guide Book

by Mary Reed (Falcon Guides)
Hiking West Virginia-3rd Edition  by Mary Reed
From rugged Appalachian ridges to verdant river valleys, this guide details fifty of the very best hiking trails in the state. Inside you'll find detailed maps, mile-by-mile trail descriptions, backpacking tips, and informative details about landmarks and natural history.

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Trails from the "Hiking West Virginia-3rd Edition" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 58.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 58.

Join zipliners, mountain bikers, cross-country runners, disc golfers, and other fun-seekers who congregate at Grand Vue Park, a 650-acre county park that packs in about as many activities as possible ...
Moundsville, WV - Cross-Country Skiing,Hiking,Mountain Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 3.6
The ease-to-scenery ratio is in your favor at Audra State Park. This short loop hike takes you through a hemlock and rhododendron forest; parallels the swift, boulder-strewn Middle Fork River; and lea ...
Buckhannon, WV - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 2.1
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The mother of all long- distance trails in North America, the Appalachian Trail extends 2,180 miles from Georgia to Maine. If you can’t take six months to tackle the whole thing, take a day to jump on ...
Harpers Ferry, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.9
Watoga State Park, West Virginia’s largest state park, encompasses a total of 10,100 acres. The 330-mile Allegheny Trail snakes along the eastern boundary of the park, and the scenic 80.7-mile Greenbr ...
Marlinton, WV - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.4
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Go on a snipe hunt in Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. It’s not a practical joke this time; rather, the refuge is home to some 200 bird species, including Wilson’s snipe, bobolink, and northern ...
Davis, WV - Birding,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 5.4
Beartown State Park is just 107 acres, but it packs a punch in the scenery department. A maze of sandstone rocks and boulders are strewn about a dense forest. Wind and rain have eroded the deep walls ...
Marlinton, WV - Hiking,Walking - Trail Length: 0.5
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The Bluestone Turnpike Trail follows the banks of the slow moving Bluestone River from Pipestem Resort State Park to Bluestone State Park. The hike is shady and easy. Nestled between Pipestem Resort S ...
Princeton, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
Cathedral State Park is indeed a place to worship at the altar of the natural world. It’s so magical that as you take in the hemlock forest with a canopy reaching nearly 100 feet, walk atop a carpet o ...
Aurora, WV - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 1.8
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A low-angle out-and-back hike to two sets of rocks, with magnificent views of the valley below. Nestled in the Allegheny Plateau is Twin Falls Resort State Park. The rugged mountain-like topography wa ...
Beckley, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
The high elevation of the Cranberry Glades Botanical Area protects many unusual plant species that migrated here during the last glacial period. Walking through the glade is similar to walking through ...
Marlinton, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
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This is a long hike that traverses the wilderness from southeast to northwest and back. The trek is often wet and sometimes steep but never boring. The hike travels five separate trails and tops two s ...
Elkins, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 22.9
The first rule of real estate is location, location, location—and Blackwater Falls State Park is hard to beat in that department. Its centerpiece is the state’s most well- known cascade, Blackwater Fa ...
Davis, WV - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.6
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A beautiful streamside hike to Cabin Creek Falls and Black Fork Falls. Named for two waterfalls on the property, Twin Falls Resort State Park has managed to showcase and tame the rugged beauty of the ...
Beckley, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.25
A short, easy stroll across a ridge to a small waterfall. Camp Creek State Park is a relatively small 550-acre park located just west of Interstate 77. What the Park lacks in size it makes up for in l ...
Bluefield, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.25
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A picturesque streamside hike from the banks of the New River to the rim of the gorge. Perhaps better known for white-water rafting and rock climbing, the New River Gorge National River contains more ...
Beckley, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 11.2
The first 23 miles of the 77-mile trail are described here. The beautiful and scenic Greenbrier River is a constant companion for the entire length of the trail. The Greenbrier River Trail is the long ...
Caldwell, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 23.4
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The best thing about environmental education is the classroom. Case in point: the Oglebay Institute’s 3.1-mile A. B. Brooks Discovery Trail System, which begins from the green-designed Schrader Enviro ...
Wheeling, WV - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.2
Jennings Randolph Lake is a US Army Corps of Engineers project; the lake was created in 1981 when the dam was built to make a freshwater reservoir and to control floodwaters on the North Branch of the ...
Keyser, WV - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Walking - Trail Length: 2.6
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This is a short hike through a rhododendron thicket to rocky cliff tops and around the base of the cliffs. The park road passes by Glade Grist Mill on the way to the trailhead. From the perches of Isl ...
Fayetteville, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
A short, easy loop hike on the fifth largest island on the Ohio River. The 500-acre Blennerhassett Island is located near the confluence of the Ohio River and the Little Kanawha River. Blennerhassett ...
Parkersburg, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
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