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906 mi 1,459 km of trail 11 Runs

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 62 Trails Intermediate Trails 133 Trails Hard Trails 47 Trails
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Gems in Southern W. Virginia - 3

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gem Favorite Long Point Overlook.

Long Point Overlook

(11) Fayette…, WV
gem Favorite No Photos

Sandstone Falls

(4) Hinton, WV
gem Favorite Nuttallburg coal chute.

Nuttallburg

(4) Fayette…, WV

Runs in Southern W. Virginia - 11

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Favorite Red Creek - Dolly Sods Wilderness
Difficult

Dolly Sods Wilderness

19.6 mi 31.6 km • Loop • 1,364 ft Ascent 415.85 m Ascent

(41) Davis, WV
Favorite What are you waiting for? (Its towards the starting point)
Intermediate

Endless Wall Trail

4.5 mi 7.3 km • Out and Back • 275 ft Ascent 83.83 m Ascent

(36) Fayette…, WV
Favorite Utilize this great campsite off the Rocky Ridge Trail in the Dolly Sods Wilderness.
Intermediate

Dolly Sods Wilderness - North Day Loop

12.3 mi 19.7 km • Loop • 890 ft Ascent 271.28 m Ascent

(5) Davis, WV
Favorite Red Creek - Dolly Sods Wilderness
Difficult

Dolly Sods Circumnavigation

25.9 mi 41.7 km • Loop • 2,478 ft Ascent 755.26 m Ascent

(7) Davis, WV
Favorite 800 steps down.
Difficult

Rim to River 100

113.0 mi 181.8 km • Out and Back • 11,317 ft Ascent 3449.39 m Ascent

(1) Oak Hill, WV
Favorite North-South Trail looking east.
Difficult

Cranberry Wilderness Loop

17.3 mi 27.8 km • Loop • 1,831 ft Ascent 557.94 m Ascent

(4) Marlinton, WV
Favorite Castle Rock Trail.
Intermediate

Grandview Rim Loop

3.2 mi 5.1 km • Loop • 420 ft Ascent 127.96 m Ascent

(4) Stanaford, WV
Favorite No Photos
Easy

Sandstone Falls Loop

1.1 mi 1.7 km • Loop • 31 ft Ascent 9.42 m Ascent

(3) Hinton, WV
Favorite Nuttallburg coal chute.
Intermediate

Nuttallburg Loop

2.5 mi 4.1 km • Loop • 233 ft Ascent 71.02 m Ascent

(4) Fayette…, WV
Favorite Rhododendron bushes line the trail at the start of the hike.
Intermediate

Little Bear State Park Loop

6.0 mi 9.7 km • Loop • 374 ft Ascent 113.94 m Ascent

(2) Daniels, WV
Favorite Canyon Rim Trail - The Point - boot shot
Difficult

Roaring Plains Circuit

12.8 mi 20.6 km • Loop • 2,203 ft Ascent 671.35 m Ascent

(1) Davis, WV

Trails in Southern W. Virginia - 231

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1.9 mi 3.1 km #1Seneca Rocks Trail #563
Difficult
Franklin, WV
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.1 km Franklin, WV
5.3 mi 8.5 km #2Seneca Creek Trail (TR515)
Intermediate
Franklin, WV
Intermediate
5.3 mi 8.5 km Franklin, WV 11 
3.2 mi 5.2 km #3Rocky Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.2 km Davis, WV
1.7 mi 2.7 km #4Dunkenbarger Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Davis, WV
2.5 mi 4.0 km #5Breathed Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Davis, WV
1.5 mi 2.3 km #6Little Stonecoal Trail
Difficult
Davis, WV
Difficult
1.5 mi 2.3 km Davis, WV
208.1 mi 334.8 km #7Allegheny Trail #701: US Route 50 - Interstate 64
Difficult
Kingwood, WV
Difficult
208.1 mi 334.8 km Kingwood, WV
2.4 mi 3.9 km #8Reverie Trail
Difficult
Webster Springs, WV
Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km Webster Springs, WV
1.6 mi 2.5 km #9Long Point Trail
Intermediate
Fayetteville, WV
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.5 km Fayetteville, WV 14 
18.1 mi 29.1 km #10Eleanor City Park Trail
Intermediate
Eleanor, WV
Intermediate
18.1 mi 29.1 km Eleanor, WV
5.7 mi 9.2 km #11Glade Creek Trail
Intermediate
Daniels, WV
Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.2 km Daniels, WV 12 
3.7 mi 6.0 km #12Rorhbaugh Trail #508
Intermediate
Petersburg, WV
Intermediate
3.7 mi 6.0 km Petersburg, WV
1.2 mi 2.0 km #13Beaver View Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Davis, WV
4.8 mi 7.8 km #14Tea Creek Mountain Trail #452
Difficult
Marlinton, WV
Difficult
4.8 mi 7.8 km Marlinton, WV
1.1 mi 1.8 km #15Bail Out
Intermediate
Marlinton, WV
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Marlinton, WV
4.3 mi 6.9 km #16Sugar Run Trail #1025 (aka Deathstar)
Very Difficult
Franklin, WV
Very Difficult
4.3 mi 6.9 km Franklin, WV
3.5 mi 5.7 km #17Whitmeadow Trail
Difficult
Elkins, WV
Difficult
3.5 mi 5.7 km Elkins, WV
9.5 mi 15.3 km #18Kennison Mountain Trail
Difficult
Richwood, WV
Difficult
9.5 mi 15.3 km Richwood, WV
1.7 mi 2.8 km #19Snowshoe Walking/Biking Path
Easy
Marlinton, WV
Easy
1.7 mi 2.8 km Marlinton, WV
0.9 mi 1.5 km #20South Glade Run Crossing
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.5 km Davis, WV

Photos of Southern W. Virginia - 198

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Top of the carriage trail in late fall
Nov 27, 2019 near Charleston, WV
800 steps down.
Aug 1, 2016 near Fayette…, WV
Fall in West Virginia
Dec 3, 2018 near Marlinton, WV
Red Creek - Dolly Sods Wilderness
May 19, 2015 near Davis, WV
Looking up from the bottom of the trail- time to climb.
Feb 24, 2019 near Fayette…, WV
North-South Trail looking east.
Mar 3, 2018 near Marlinton, WV
Upper Red Creek / Blackbird Knob Junction
May 20, 2015 near Davis, WV
Beartown State Park features these amazing, pitted, sandstone formations throughout the boardwalk.
Aug 19, 2017 near White S…, WV

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