Best trails in Bowden

29 Reviews
Looking for a great trail near Bowden, West Virginia? AllTrails has 5 great 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Blackwater Falls State Park or Audra State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area or Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Bowden ranging from 2.3 to 2.4 miles and from 3,018 to 3,625 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Bowden
Top trails (5)
#1 - Moore Run Trail
Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 16.3 mi • Est. 7 h 47 m
Moore Run Trail is a 16.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bowden, West Virginia that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#2 - Bear Heaven Campground
Monongahela National Forest
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 11 m
Bear Heaven Campground is a 0.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Bowden, West Virginia that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily uShow more
#3 - McGowan Mountain Via Yellow Creek Trail
Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 4 h 13 m
McGowan Mountain Via Yellow Creek Trail is a 8.3 mile out and back trail located near Bowden, West Virginia that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as difficult and is primarily used Show more
#4 - Hedrick Camp Trail
Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 57 m
Trail runs from Otter Creek Trail to Shavers Mountain Trail. Very easy and peaceful hike.Show more
#5 - Shavers Mountain Trail
Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 55 m
This is a short out and back on the longer Shavers Mountain Trail. If you wish to do the full extent of the trail, consider making it a loop by continuing onto Green Mountain Trail. Show more