Lindy Point Overlook

EASY 24 reviews

Lindy Point Overlook is a 0.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Douglas, West Virginia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

DISTANCE
0.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
49 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

river

views

hiking
3 months ago

Nice view.

hiking
3 months ago

Nice view.

4 months ago

amazing view!

walking
5 months ago

Very easy "hike" with great views of Blackwater Canyon valley.

hiking
5 months ago

Easy, short trail with breathtaking views at the point. Would be a fantastic hike in the fall once the leaves reach their peak colors. Definitely a great hike for a beginner but views that anyone will enjoy.

6 months ago

Beautiful view, easy to get to. Go for the sunset.

7 months ago

I like this view even better than Blackwater Falls! Easy, wide flint rock trail with some rocks/roots, but after a rain there would be areas of the trail that are standing water. The view is worth it!

hiking
7 months ago

Enter Blackwater Falls State Park and drive eastward along the north rim, past the lodge, and continue on a narrow paved road until you see a sign for 4x4 traffic only. There is a small, four car, parking area and a small sign for Lindy Point Overlook. The trail from the road to the overlook is about 12 minutes along a heavily-travelled dirt path. The overlook is stone surrounded by a heavy wooden fence and offers a panoramic view of the gorge. Second only to the waterfall at the western end of the gorge, Lindy Point is the best view.

9 months ago

Sloppy trail this time of year, but the view is spectacular!

9 months ago

Easy hike, fantastic view.

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