Kates Mountain Trail

HARD 8 reviews
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Kates Mountain Trail is a 4.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Caldwell, West Virginia that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
4.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1541 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
1 month ago

Stop at the ranger station at the trailhead to turn this into a loop instead of an out and back. Spectacular views. One of the overlooks has been cleared and is beautiful. Be prepared for the steep uphill. Water is essential.

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hiking
Thursday, September 24, 2015

hiking
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

This was a tough hike (lots of steep downhill coming down) but my dog and I enjoyed it. I couldn't find either of the marked overlooks (heard they were overgrown) and the trail on the back side of the mountain doesn't have a sign like the others so I wasn't sure about the enterance for a while.

hiking
Monday, April 13, 2015