Island in the Sky Trail

Fayetteville, West Virginia

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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 Island in the Sky Trail to the cascading Glade Creek, Babcock State Park is a hiker’s treasure. Photographers focus on Glade Creek Grist Mill. Anglers drift flies down the creek hoping to entice a hungry trout. From the moment you get out of your car at the parking area, Island in the Sky Trail is an interesting hike. This area is beautiful in early summer when the trail is bright with the pastel pinks of new flowers. Special attractions: Clifftop views.
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by Steven Carroll and Mark Miller (Falcon Guides)

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 Island in the Sky Trail to the cascading Glade Creek, Babcock State Park is a hiker’s treasure. Photographers focus on Glade Creek Grist Mill.

Anglers drift flies down the creek hoping to entice a hungry trout. From the moment you get out of your car at the parking area, Island in the Sky Trail is an interesting hike. This area is beautiful in early summer when the trail is bright with the pastel pinks of new flowers. Special attractions: Clifftop views.

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Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Fayetteville
Distance: 0.5
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Easy
Season: Year-round
Local Contacts: Babcock State Park
Local Maps: USGS Danese, Fayetteville, Thurmond, Winona
Driving Directions: Directions to Island in the Sky Trail

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Apr 2018