Polly to Wildcat Ridge Trail Loop

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Polly to Wildcat Ridge Trail Loop is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Hernshaw, West Virginia that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and birding and is accessible year-round.

1.8 miles 551 feet Loop

kid friendly



trail running




wild flowers

3 years ago

I thoroughly enjoyed this hike and incorporated it into an extended trip via the many gas well access roads that dot the area. A word of caution though, some of the trails at KSF are not well marked and most of the access roads are remote and DO NOT appear on the park maps or on Alltrails.com. I particularly enjoyed the walk along Wildcat Ridge. We encountered a turkey and lots of bear scat but no bears. The trail covers everything from boggy hollows to breezy ridgetops.