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Long Point Trail

Intermediate
 4.6 (33)

A trail leading to the Long Point overlook and views of the New River Gorge Bridge.


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Map Key

1.6

Miles

2.5

KM

Point to Point

1,956' 596 m

High

1,721' 524 m

Low

23' 7 m

Up

258' 79 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

22%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers

Family Friendly Views of the New River Gorge and the New River Gorge Bridge make for an enriching hike with children.

Flora & Fauna

Rhododendron and mountain laurel are plentiful along the last section of the hike toward Long Point.

Contacts

Land Manager: NPS - New River Gorge

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  4.6 from 33 votes

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A typical West Virginia fall day, wet and foggy!
Jan 28, 2021 near Fayette…, WV
Beautiful fall day!
Jan 28, 2021 near Fayette…, WV
Long Point Overlook.
Jun 21, 2019 near Fayette…, WV
New Bridge from Long Point
Jul 14, 2021 near Fayette…, WV

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Oct 5, 2022
Tom Herr
Very enjoyable hike through the forest with a gentle grade until the end. Busy trail with excellent view at the end. 3.2mi
Sep 26, 2022
Cheylan Harris
1.6mi — 1h 30m
Sep 23, 2022
Evelyn Chen
3.2mi — 1h 40m
Jul 21, 2022
Suman Rupakheti
Jul 4, 2022
Brandon Sikon
Beautiful day for a hike
Jun 14, 2022
Faith Ramessar
Jun 10, 2022
Stephanie Krouse
May 19, 2022
Sean Whitty