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46 mi 75 km of trail 3 Featured 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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Favorite Red Creek - Dolly Sods Wilderness

Dolly Sods Wilderness

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

Singletrack Davis, WV

( 32 )
Favorite Utilize this great campsite off the Rocky Ridge Trail in the Dolly Sods Wilderness.

Dolly Sods Wilderness - North Day Loop

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

Singletrack Davis, WV

( 4 )
Favorite Red Creek - Dolly Sods Wilderness

Dolly Sods Circumnavigation

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

Singletrack Davis, WV

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Trails in Dolly Sods Wilderness - 17

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3.2 mi 5.2 km #1 Rocky Ridge Trail
Davis, WV
3.2 mi 5.2 km Davis, WV
Minor Issues
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Muddy - It has been so wet, the trail was basically a flowing creek bed for most of the way.
7 days ago
1.7 mi 2.7 km #2 Dunkenbarger Trail
Davis, WV
1.7 mi 2.7 km Davis, WV
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1.5 mi 2.3 km #3 Little Stonecoal Trail
Davis, WV
1.5 mi 2.3 km Davis, WV
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2.5 mi 4.0 km #4 Breathed Mountain Trail
Davis, WV
2.5 mi 4.0 km Davis, WV
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3.7 mi 6.0 km #5 Rorhbaugh Trail #508
Petersburg, WV
3.7 mi 6.0 km Petersburg, WV
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1.2 mi 2.0 km #6 Beaver View Trail
Davis, WV
1.2 mi 2.0 km Davis, WV
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4.3 mi 6.9 km #7 Big Stonecoal Trail
Davis, WV
4.3 mi 6.9 km Davis, WV
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4.5 mi 7.2 km #8 Blackbird Knob Trail
Petersburg, WV
4.5 mi 7.2 km Petersburg, WV
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2.4 mi 3.9 km #9 Bear Rocks Trail
Davis, WV
2.4 mi 3.9 km Davis, WV
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6.3 mi 10.2 km #10 Red Creek Trail
Davis, WV
6.3 mi 10.2 km Davis, WV
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2.9 mi 4.6 km #11 Raven Ridge Trail
Davis, WV
2.9 mi 4.6 km Davis, WV
Minor Issues
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Some Mud - Muddy on the eastern side.
29 days ago
2.0 mi 3.3 km #12 Rocky Point Trail
Petersburg, WV
2.0 mi 3.3 km Petersburg, WV
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1.4 mi 2.2 km #13 Upper Red Creek Trail
Davis, WV
1.4 mi 2.2 km Davis, WV
Minor Issues
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Muddy
29 days ago
2.4 mi 3.9 km #14 Fisher Spring Run Trail 510
Davis, WV
2.4 mi 3.9 km Davis, WV
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1.4 mi 2.3 km #15 Harman Trail
Davis, WV
1.4 mi 2.3 km Davis, WV
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4.4 mi 7.0 km #16 Dobbin Grade Trail
Davis, WV
4.4 mi 7.0 km Davis, WV
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Muddy - The trail is open, but in several places it's so muddy and water-logged that you can't walk along. This is mostly on the eastern half of the trail, so recommend finding a different route.
51 days ago
0.7 mi 1.2 km #17 Beaver Dam Trail
Davis, WV
0.7 mi 1.2 km Davis, WV
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