Thorny Creek Trail to Allegheny Trail Loop

Marlinton, West Virginia 24954

Thorny Creek Trail to Allegheny Trail Loop

Thorny Creek Trail to Allegheny Trail Loop Professional Review and Guide

"A loop hike with a short brutal climb up a narrow finger ridge, followed by a long gradual descent back to the trailhead. Seneca State Forest is under the umbrella of the West Virginia Division of Forestry. The forest management plan is controlled by the concept of multiple use.

Therefore, forest management practices attempt to maintain a healthy forest ecosystem for a variety of wildlife, as well as protect and preserve watersheds and water quality. In addition, Seneca State Forest provides a multitude of recreational activities. Special attractions: An old fire tower surrounded by tall spruce."

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Trail Information

Marlinton
Nearby City
4
Distance
600 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
Year-round, but road may be closed by snow in winter
Season
2,800 feet
Trailhead Elevation
3,400 feet
Top Elevation
Seneca State Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Clover Lick, Paddy Knob
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018