Laurel Fork River Trail – South | West Virginia Rails To Trails


West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest offers a wide variety of trails for day or multi-day hikes of varying levels of difficulty, including several trails built on former logging railroad corridors.

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Monongahela National Forest

200 Sycamore Street
Elkins, West Virginia


This is a single-track and often steep, once a logging railroad.

MNF – Laurel Fork North & South Wilderness


Trail Stats

Trail Status Open
Trail End Points Cranberry Wilderness (Monongahela National Forest) to Cranberry Wilderness (Monongahela National Forest) Trail surfaces: Dirt
Counties Pocahontas
Trail Length 9.6 miles
Activities Hiking
Trail Surface Dirt
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