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Dolly Sods Wilderness

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46 mi 75 km of trail 3 Runs

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Located in Grant, Randolph and Tucker Counties, West Virginia, the Dolly Sods Wilderness spans over 17,371 acres in the Monongahela National Forest. The Dolly Sods Wilderness, which is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System, contains much of the Red Creek drainage and contains heath and bog eco-types, more commonly typical to southern Canada.

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The northern end does not have much water available at the campsites. Be sure to bring plenty of water!
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Runs in Dolly Sods Wilderness - 3

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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 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

Trails in Dolly Sods Wilderness - 17

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3.2 mi 5.2 km #1Rocky Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.2 km Davis, WV
1.7 mi 2.7 km #2Dunkenbarger Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Davis, WV
2.5 mi 4.0 km #3Breathed Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.0 km Davis, WV
1.5 mi 2.3 km #4Little Stonecoal Trail
Difficult
Davis, WV
Difficult
1.5 mi 2.3 km Davis, WV
3.7 mi 6.0 km #5Rorhbaugh Trail #508
Intermediate
Petersburg, WV
Intermediate
3.7 mi 6.0 km Petersburg, WV
1.2 mi 2.0 km #6Beaver View Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Davis, WV
4.3 mi 6.9 km #7Big Stonecoal Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
4.3 mi 6.9 km Davis, WV
4.5 mi 7.2 km #8Blackbird Knob Trail
Intermediate
Petersburg, WV
Intermediate
4.5 mi 7.2 km Petersburg, WV 12 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #9Bear Rocks Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Davis, WV
6.3 mi 10.2 km #10Red Creek Trail
Difficult
Davis, WV
Difficult
6.3 mi 10.2 km Davis, WV
2.9 mi 4.6 km #11Raven Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.6 km Davis, WV
2.0 mi 3.3 km #12Rocky Point Trail
Intermediate
Petersburg, WV
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.3 km Petersburg, WV
1.4 mi 2.2 km #13Upper Red Creek Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Davis, WV
2.4 mi 3.9 km #14Fisher Spring Run Trail 510
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Davis, WV
Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Davis, WV
1.4 mi 2.3 km #15Harman Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
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1.4 mi 2.3 km Davis, WV
4.4 mi 7.0 km #16Dobbin Grade Trail
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Davis, WV
Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.0 km Davis, WV
0.7 mi 1.2 km #17Beaver Dam Trail
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Davis, WV
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Davis, WV

Photos of Dolly Sods Wilderness - 44

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Red Creek - Dolly Sods Wilderness
May 19, 2015 near Davis, WV
Upper Red Creek / Blackbird Knob Junction
May 20, 2015 near Davis, WV
Fall colors view from south side of Breathed Mountain
Apr 28, 2018 near Petersburg, WV
Most of of the Rocky Point Trail looks like this
Apr 28, 2018 near Petersburg, WV
Utilize this great campsite off the Rocky Ridge Trail in the Dolly Sods Wilderness.
Jul 4, 2017 near Davis, WV
Campfire along Red Creek in the Dolly Sods Wilderness
May 20, 2015 near Davis, WV
Along Blackbird Knob Trail.
Aug 7, 2016 near Davis, WV
Cascades of water coming down the creek
May 20, 2015 near Davis, WV

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