#28 of 73 state parks in West Virginia

Best trails in Watoga State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Watoga 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
As West Virginia's largest state park, Watoga State Park features a multitude of recreational activities which include: hiking, boating, swimming, biking, camping, and fishing. Check out Watoga Lake as it is known for excellent fishing opportunities. Watoga State Park also contains an observation tower, a multipurpose building and museum. Before Watoga was a park, it used to be a state forest dedicated to timber and wildlife preserve and was changed into a state park after World War II. Nowadays, the park is still being improved and more additions are occurring.
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Map of trails in Watoga State Park
Park information
Acreage
10100 acres
Mailing address
Watoga State Park
HC 82, Box 252
Marlinton, WV 24954
Contact
304-799-4087
Top trails (3)
#1 - Arrowhead Trail
Watoga State Park
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Length: 2.9 km • Est. 1 h 18 m
Arrowhead Trail is a 2.9 kilometer out and back trail located near Marlinton, West Virginia that features a great forest setting. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking aShow more
#2 - Honeymoon Trail
Watoga State Park
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Length: 11.6 km • Est. 3 h 49 m
Honeymoon Trail is a 11.6 kilometer out and back trail located near Marlinton, West Virginia that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, walkingShow more
#3 - Bear Pen Run Trail to Buck and Doe Trail
Watoga State Park
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Length: 15.6 km • Est. 5 h 4 m
Bear Pen Run Trail to Buck and Doe Trail is a 15.6 kilometer out and back trail located near Marlinton, West Virginia that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and primarilyShow more