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Recommended Routes in Northern W. Virginia - 2

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Favorite We have some of the best trail volunteers.
Intermediate

Upshur County Trails

4.7 mi 7.6 km 478' Up 145.6 m Up 480' Down 146.4 m Down

Buckhannon, WV
Favorite The view from the Raven Rock Overlook is just spectacular.
Intermediate/Difficult

Coopers Rock Grand Loop

12.3 mi 19.7 km 1,673' Up 510 m Up 1,678' Down 511.53 m Down

Cheat Lake, WV

Northern W. Virginia Hiking

  • 547 Miles 880 Kilometers of Trail
  • 5 Recommended Routes
  • 52 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 65 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 15 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northern W. Virginia - 127

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1.7 mi 2.8 km #1Mont Chateau Trail (North)
Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
0.6 mi 1.0 km #2Sunset Wall Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Cheat Lake, WV
11.6 mi 18.7 km #3Otter Creek Trail (TR 131)
Difficult
Elkins, WV
Difficult
Elkins, WV
0.5 mi 0.7 km #4Devil's Teacup
Very Difficult
Terra Alta, WV
Very Difficult
Terra Alta, WV
0.4 mi 0.7 km #5Buffalo Creek Nature Trail
Easy
Wellsburg, WV
Easy
Wellsburg, WV
0.3 mi 0.6 km #6Strausbaugh Trail
Intermediate
Morgantown, WV
Intermediate
Morgantown, WV
0.9 mi 1.5 km #7Upland Trail
Intermediate
Williamstown, WV
Intermediate
Williamstown, WV
1.5 mi 2.3 km #8Dales Trail
Intermediate
Davis, WV
Intermediate
Davis, WV
1.3 mi 2.1 km #9Cranesville Swamp Preserve
Easy/Intermediate
Terra Alta, WV
Easy/Intermediate
Terra Alta, WV
0.4 mi 0.7 km #10Riverview Trail
Easy
Williamstown, WV
Easy
Williamstown, WV

Photos of Northern W. Virginia - 85

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Much of the trail runs very close to beautiful sections of Decker's Creek.
Jun 21, 2016 near Brookhaven, WV
A view of Cheat Lake from the trail.
May 14, 2016 near Cheat Lake, WV
Ensure you duck along this portion of the Boot Bridge Trail.
Mar 6, 2021 near Deerwalk, WV
One of the walkways crossing Cheat Lake.
May 14, 2016 near Cheat Lake, WV
Fall at Buffalo Creek.
Nov 9, 2016 near Wellsburg, WV
Coopers Rock State Forest, WV
Jul 9, 2018 near Cheat Lake, WV
Boardwalk into the swamp area.
Apr 24, 2022 near Terra Alta, WV
We caught the train at Beamis and rode to the top of the mountain, which is the train's ending point. We wanted to walk the 4 miles back so we could get some fishing in and enjoy the beauty nature has to offer. ♡
Sep 10, 2019 near Elkins, WV