#28 of 73 state parks in West Virginia

Best trails in Watoga State Park, West Virginia

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Looking for a great trail in Watoga State Park, West Virginia? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 4 moderate trails in Watoga State Park ranging from 4.4 to 8.3 miles and from 2,070 to 3,215 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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, West Virginia
Park information
Acreage:
10,100 acres
Contact
304-799-4087
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Top trails (5)
#1 - Arrowhead Trail
Watoga State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 18 m
#2 - Bear Pen Run Trail to Buck and Doe Trail
Watoga State Park
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 14 m
#3 - Honeymoon Trail
Watoga State Park
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 49 m
#4 - Ann Bailey Trail
Watoga State Park
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 4 h 20 m
Ann Bailey Trail to the Ann Bailey Lookout Tower. Part of the Watoga Trail System. Meets 3 other trails. Show more
#5 - Fred E. Brooks Memorial Arboretum Loop
Watoga State Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 45 m