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trail running
1 month ago

The trail offers an escape from commuters which was great. It is very clean and well maintained.

This hike is only 0.2 miles long, however, connects to a longer trail (maybe a mile long) that went along the stream. It was a pretty hike but many trees were down. At one point we had to climb down into the stream to get around the tree blocking the path.

The trail does not exist at the geo-referenced trailhead. It is all fenced off and overgrown there. Instead, you can join part of the trail below the nature center. It nice enough for that part of the trail, but a bit muddy. I did that part several times to get the mileage I wanted. There is one part that is unsafe for people without proper shoes due to vertical climb with mud. Pretty forest and nicely shaded with a few spur trails coming off it. Just don’t try to start trail at trailhead.

Grew up with this trail love it!!!

4 months ago

nice little trail.

hiking
Sunday, July 16, 2017

Took the doggos on these trails today. The water fall vista trail was a little muddy, but it's the woods. There will be mud. Nice hike. Easy. Dogs had a great time and so did we. They provide poop bags if you don't bring your own and a couple waste disposals. Good day.

hiking
Monday, July 03, 2017

it was a nice easy hike. The waterfalls were actually pretty cool, the main one is probably about 15 feet high. The trails aren't marked very well from the parking lot, just walk down the road and you'll see the trail behind the last cabin.

hiking
Sunday, July 02, 2017

I did 2.25 miles ... it's a nice river walk ... quiet and peaceful ... scenery was ok. good place to bike, jog, or walk.

hiking
Sunday, July 10, 2016

Nice trail

walking
Saturday, November 08, 2014

Nice trail for running, walking, biking. Been involved in a 5k that took place on the trail.

road biking
Monday, May 21, 2012

very good trail, nice view of the Ohio River. Quiet trail connects to the Purple Heart Trail in Beech Bottom, WV then connects to the Brook Trail in Wellsburgh, WV. Approx. 24 miles total from Heritage Port in downtown Wheeling.

hiking
Monday, June 12, 2017

hiking
Friday, April 28, 2017

mountain biking
Sunday, September 20, 2015

Friday, July 10, 2015