Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge Guide Book

by Johnny Molloy (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes New River Gorge   by Johnny Molloy

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ISBN: 0762781742

Explore West Virginia's New River Gorge National Recreation Area with a little help from Johnny Molloy. His guidebook, packed with 20 easy day hikes and useful tips, and information will help you on your way to exploring the region.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge " Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.
... Preview: This loop is a fine sampler hike at the facility- and nature-rich state park located on a tributary of the New River, Glade Creek. First you will start at the park’s fully operable gristmill and then ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Clifftop, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: Start this hike at attractive Brooks Falls, a cataract on the New River. From this water feature complemented with a picnic area, hike up Big Branch, a steep and intimate tributary of the New. Work yo ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Brooks, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
... Preview: The appropriately named Grandview area of the New River Gorge is the setting for this hike. The walk utilizes two relatively short and easy nature loops emanating from a common picnic area. A perfect ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Quinnimont, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: This old river road-turned-trail travels the corridor along the Bluestone National Wild and Scenic River, a tributary of the New River. The mostly level trek provides expansive views of the Bluestone ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Bluestone Lake, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: This solitude-filled hike traces the upper slope of the New River Gorge en route to the historic Brooklyn Mine. First walk an old roadbed up a hollow and then through field turning to forest. This is ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Fayette County, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This is the arguably most fascinating 1.2 miles of trailway at New River Gorge. Start near the Grandview Visitor Center (They don’t call it Grandview for nothin’!) and stroll out to the Main Overlook. ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Quinnimont, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: The rewards of this hike far outstrip the effort needed to undertake it. The highlight reel first explores a dark, brooding tributary of the New River, Fern Creek, where preserved hemlocks form the ba ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Fayette County, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Take a walk up one of the New River Gorge’s larger wild tributaries. Start your hike near the old village site of Hamlet, worth a side exploration. The Glade Creek Trail takes you up an untamed valley ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Quinnimont, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.2
... Preview: This is the signature hike of the Grandview area. The rewards start almost immediately after leaving the trailhead. It is but a short distance to the rim of the New River Gorge. Just a few more stride ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Quinnimont, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: This trail oozes solitude. If you are looking to escape the crowds on a busy weekend or simply enjoy a private commune with nature, this is the hike for you. Gwinn Ridge is a lonely mountain north of ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Brooks, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: This hike at Hawks Nest State Park joins the base of cliffs overlooking Hawks Nest Lake, a dammed part of the New River. Traverse irregular terrain at the base of this cliff line where you will see hu ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Ansted, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: The Nuttallburg area is a newer hiking destination at New River Gorge National River. This abandoned mine and village was given to the park service by the Nuttallburg family in 1998. By 2011 the area ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Fayette County, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
... Preview: What a rewarding and historic hike! Start by taking the steep Kaymoor Miners Trail and descend through alluring forest and impressive geology to reach the Kaymoor Mine, one of the most intact mine sit ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Fayette County, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.7
... Preview: Enjoy a circuit through scenic forest at a West Virginia State Park situated on a tributary of the New River. Start along Laurel Run at a pretty picnic area, and then make your way up the Laurel Run V ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Shady Spring, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
... Preview: This popular hike makes a mostly easy trek to a prominent rock spine culminating in a view from its tip—Long Point. From here you can see the famed New River Bridge as it crosses from one end of the N ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Fayette County, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: This hike starts at the Fayetteville Town Park and then enters national park property. Travel through profuse pleasant woods on the Appalachian Plateau before dropping to meet Wolf Creek at its conflu ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Fayette County, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
... Preview: This hike traces the old Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad from the abandoned mining town of Brooklyn along a scenic stretch of the New River to end at the also-abandoned mining town of Red Ash. You can see ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Clifftop, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: Start your hike in the mining community of Minden. A gentle downhill leads past boulders, bluffs, and soaring woods. Pass old mile markers from when the path was a rail line. This old railroad grade o ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Oak Hill, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: Start this hike at a popular camping and boat access on the New River. Trace an old riverside road upriver. Multiple water accesses are available from the doubletrack path, including beaches, still wa ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Quinnimont, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This unusual hike takes place at Hawks Nest State Park. Start out by dropping into the New River Gorge on a steep path to reach the river, at this point dammed as Hawks Nest Lake. Visit the waterside ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: New River Gorge "
Ansted, WV - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
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