Kanawha Trace Trail Professional Review and Guide
"This rugged trail climbs and descends many ridges from the trailhead near Barboursville to the end at Fraziers Bottoms. The Blacks Creek Shelter is available to hikers on a first-come, first-served basis. The 31.7-mile Kanawha Trace Trail is managed by the Tri-State Area Council of the Boy Scouts. The trail runs entirely on private land.
For permission to hike the trail, contact the Tri State Area Council (see below). For a nominal group fee of 50 cents per person, the council will ferry gear to the two shelters, and provide a guide, a ride to the trailhead, and a ride back at the end of the hike. Individuals also pay 50 cents, but may be required to pay for fuel. Special attractions: Small rock cliffs, trickling waterfalls, and tall cove hardwoods."