Tuscarora Trail is a hiking trail in Berkeley County and Morgan County, West Virginia. It is 3.7 miles long and begins at 1,891 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 749 feet. High Rock (elevation 1,736 feet) can be seen along the trail.
Tuscarora Trail Professional Review and Guide
"This hike follows a portion of the well-maintained Tuscarora Trail through Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area. The trail crosses Pee Wee Point and then travels to Sleepy Creek Lake. The Tuscarora Trail is a 242-mile blue-blazed side trail of the famed Appalachian Trail. The trail was originally built to bypass developed areas in northern Virginia. If the Appalachian Trail had not been protected as a National Scenic Trail in 1968, the path of the Tuscarora Trail my well have become the “new” AT. The Virginia and West Virginia sections of the Tuscarora Trail were known as the Big Blue Trail until 1997 when the two trails were officially unified. The majority of the West Virginia Tuscarora Trail travels through the 22,928-acre Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area. The area is managed as a game habitat for hunting and fishing. Special attractions: Boggy bottomland, a ridge-top tower, and a lily-pad-covered lake."
--Steven Carroll and Mark Miller, Hiking West Virginia (Falcon Guides).
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