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Red Creek Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.3 (9)

Red Creek Trail has some intermediate to difficult climbs but rewards with the views along the creek


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Map Key

6.3

Miles

10.2

KM

94%

Runnable

3,845' 1,172 m

High

2,628' 801 m

Low

1,332' 406 m

Up

114' 35 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Unknown

Features River/Creek · Swimming · Views · Waterfall · Wildlife

Description

Red Creek Trail originates at the Red Creek Trailhead and continues for 6.3 miles along Red Creek.

The first third of the trail follows the creek in the valley and continues to the popular camping area known as The Forks. From here, it climbs sharply to meet up with the Rocky Point Trail and continues above the creek until meeting back up with it after the Breathed Mountain Trail junction.

You'll find some great campsites around The Forks and again at the split with the Left and Right Forks of Red Creek. The sites are popular and fill up fast... so get there early and stake your claim!

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Ryan P

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 9 votes

#1

in Laneville

#5646

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  4.3 from 9 votes
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#1

in Laneville

#48

in West Virginia

#5,646

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Photos

Red Creek - Dolly Sods Wilderness
May 19, 2015 near Davis, WV
Campfire along Red Creek in the Dolly Sods Wilderness
May 20, 2015 near Davis, WV
Crossing Red Creek in Dolly Sods.
Jul 26, 2020 near Petersburg, WV
Left Fork Red Creek Trail
May 20, 2015 near Davis, WV
Red Creek Trail vista.
Aug 7, 2016 near Davis, WV
A well-earned beer with a view.
May 20, 2015 near Davis, WV

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