Hike West Virginia

Travel Info & Hiking Recommendations for West Virginia

West Virginia is filled with the Appalachian’s hills and mountains, with probably the best place for up-hill hiking being the Allegheny Mountain range which is home to the highest peaks in West Virginia, including the highest peak, Spruce Knob at 4,861 feet (1,482m) above sea level.  Along with parts of the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, West Virginia is home to the Lost River State Park, Greenbrier State Forest, Watoga State Park, Seneca State Forest, Kumbrabow State Forest as well as the Monongahela National Forest.  Lots of great uphill hiking and backpacking…

Note:  This page is a “work in progress”…

For more information on hiking in West Virginia, reference the following links:

  • The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests

http://www.fs.usda.gov/gwj

  • Lost River State Park

http://www.lostriversp.com/hiking.html

  • Greenbrier State Forest

http://www.greenbriersf.com/hiking.html

  • Watoga State Park

http://www.watoga.com/hiking.html

  • Seneca State Forest

http://www.senecastateforest.com/recreation.html

  • Kumbrabow State Forest

http://www.kumbrabow.com/hiking.html

  • Monongahela National Forest

http://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/mnf/recreation/hiking

Also…  If you’re into old-time steam locomotives, don’t you’ll want to visit Cass Scenic Railroad State Park – More information can be found at http://www.cassrailroad.com/

 

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