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Headhouse Trail

Intermediate
 3.2 (5)

A moderately-graded gravel path leading to the Nuttallburg coal mine site.


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0.6

Miles

1.0

KM

68%

Runnable

1,986' 605 m

High

1,588' 484 m

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Up

398' 121 m

Down

12%

Avg Grade (7°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

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Description

Travel down the Headhouse Trail for a peek into the ins and outs of mining at the Nuttallburg coal mine site. Enjoy the rusting remains of a once bustling coal mine, taking time to visit the multitude of displays explaining day to day operations at Nuttallburg, as well as the coal extraction process. For a grander Nuttallburg experience, make your way down the Conveyor Trail and discover the remnants of Nuttallburg's coal processing plants and adjoining town.

Contacts

Land Manager: NPS - New River Gorge

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Hunter R

Trail Ratings

  3.2 from 5 votes

#7

in Fayetteville

#24836

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#7

in Fayetteville

#222

in West Virginia

#24,836

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Looking up from the bottom of the trail- time to climb.
Feb 24, 2019 near Fayette…, WV

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