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#13 of 73 state parks in West Virginia

Best trails in Little Beaver State Park

78 Reviews
Explore the most popular trails in Little Beaver State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Little Beaver State Park features a lake that is open for fishing year round. The lake is located in the center of the park and is filled with crappie, trout, bluegill, bass and other fish species. This park also offers stand up paddle board and kayak/canoe rentals. Visitors are also able to hiking and biking however bikers must take caution in riding in high traffic areas. Make sure to check out the park's five reservable picnic shelters and campsites, both which are fully equipped. There is something for the whole family to enjoy at Little Beaver State Park!

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Map of trails in Little Beaver State Park
Park information
Acreage:
562 acres
Park hours
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contact
304-763-2494
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Top trails (4)
#1 - Rhodedendron Run and Deer Trail Loop
Little Beaver State Park
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 1 h 34 m
#2 - Laurel Creek Loop
Little Beaver State Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
A nice dog-friendly and family-friendly trail for hiking, running, and biking Little Beaver is no joke when it comes to difficulty. This trail, Laurel Creek, offers a variety of difficulty. You will first go over a rocky area before you cross paths with Laurel Creek. Deer can be seen as well as squirrels.Show more
#3 - Railroad Grade Trail
Little Beaver State Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Note: There are multiple streams that are higher than ankle-deep that you will have to cross. Very rocky, very muddy and many exposed roots along the path.Show more
#4 - Deer Trail and Laurel Creek Loop
Little Beaver State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m