Best Birding in West Virginia

This list represents the most popular birding in West Virginia. Use this list to plan your next West Virginia birding trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Glade Creek Trail

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    Beckley, WV

    Tucked away in one of the quietest and most pristine corners of the New River Gorge, this remote trail follows a crystal-clear, trout-filled stream past silvery waterfalls, rhododendron thickets, ...
    •  5.6 miles
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    Tucked away in one of the quietest and most pristine corners of the New River Gorge, this remote trail follows a crystal-clear, ...

  • #2 Southside-Brooklyn Trail

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    Thurmond, WV

    Traveling high above the crashing rapids of the New River, this popular, leafy trail offers fantastic views at every turn. The rails and ties that still line the old rail bed (making for a bumpy ...
    •  6 miles
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    Traveling high above the crashing rapids of the New River, this popular, leafy trail offers fantastic views at every turn. ...

  • #3 Thurmond-Minden Trail

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    Thurmond, WV

    Tunneling through thickets of rhododendron, this gently climbing trail above Dunloup Creek, the New River, and Arbuckle Creek crosses five trestles. Several overlooks provide breathtaking scenes ...
    •  3.4 miles
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    Tunneling through thickets of rhododendron, this gently climbing trail above Dunloup Creek, the New River, and Arbuckle Creek ...

  • #4 Limerock Trail

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    Thomas, WV

    Gradually descending from the rim to the bottom of Blackwater Canyon, with spectacular views unfolding at every turn, this old railroad grade explores an extremely remote, rugged, breathtaking ...
    •  4.5 miles
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    Gradually descending from the rim to the bottom of Blackwater Canyon, with spectacular views unfolding at every turn, this ...

  • #5 West Fork Rail Trail

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    Randolph County, WV

    West Fork Rail Trail is a hiking trail in Randolph County, West Virginia. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 2,818 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.2 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  0.6 miles

    West Fork Rail Trail is a hiking trail in Randolph County, West Virginia. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 2,818 feet altitude. ...