Best trails in West Virginia

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Trying to find the best West Virginia trails? AllTrails has 473 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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 Davis, Morgantown or Charleston, we've got you covered. If you're looking for great West Virginia state park trails, check out Blackwater Falls State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Cranberry Glades Botanical Area near Hillsboro or Ritter Park Historic District near Huntington. Ready for some activity? There are 233 moderate trails in West Virginia ranging from 0.7 to 86.5 miles and from 272 to 4,862 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 West Virginia
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#1 - Maryland Heights Loop
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 3 h 1 m
The parking lot for this trail is temporarily closed due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information. NOTE: Footbridge used to cross the Potomac River is closed indefinitelyShow more
#2 - Endless Wall Trail
New River Gorge National River
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
Note: This trail is only a loop if you return to your car by walking along the road for the last quarter mile. If you prefer to stay along the trail, follow the route shown on the map and hike it as aShow more
#3 - Loudoun Heights Trail to Split Rock
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 25 m
NOTE: It has been reported that the parking lot is CLOSED due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information. This high ground was occupied by Confederate general John George WShow more
#4 - Seneca Rocks Trail
Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
Seneca Rocks Trail is a well maintained hiking trail to an observation platform with a gorgeous view of the rock faces. Benches along the trail make great places to catch your breath. The trailhead feShow more
#5 - Big Schloss via Wolf Gap Trail
Wolf Gap Recreation Area
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
The first half mile or so is a steep incline but after that it's smooth sailing. Great views of both Virginia and West Virginia. Tip: Walk passed the Big Schloss cut off and go about a half mile moreShow more
#6 - Long Point Trail
New River Gorge National River
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 24 m
Long Point Trail is a 2.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Fayetteville, West Virginia that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking andShow more
#7 - North Fork Mountain Trail to Chimney Top
Cabins, West Virginia
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h 28 m
Difficult hike but well worth the effort. Views are spectacular from Chimney Top.Show more
#8 - Kaymoor Miner's Trail
New River Gorge National River
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
A steep hike down to the old kaymore mine. Then once at the mines you will follow an old mine rail trail through various views, waterfalls and cliffs. Be prepared for the walk back!Show more
#9 - Blackwater Falls
Blackwater Falls State Park
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Length: 0.4 mi • Est. 15 m
Blackwater Falls is a 0.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Davis, West Virginia that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
#10 - Coopers Rock State Forest Loop
Coopers Rock State Forest
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 21 m
NOTE: Trail is open but overlook is closed due to COVID-19. Coopers Rock offers activities for fishers, hikers, hunters, campers and rock climbers. Several trails wind through forest valleys, throuShow more
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