In West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest, the Williams River Trail is part of the Tea Creek Recreation Area. The trails feature sweeping vistas, spruce and aspen groves, beautiful meadows, beaver dams and rolling creeks. The several intersecting trails, offering a selection of loop options for multi-day hikes of varying levels of difficulty.
The Tea Creek Area Trails system consists of 12 trails totaling 44 miles, many of which follow old logging railroad corridors. The trails are found in the Marlinton Ranger District within Monongahela National Forest.
The trails run through hardwood forest, with dramatic elevation changes throughout. Most of the trails are considered difficult for mountain biking.
Trail Manager Contact
United States Forest Service (MNF)
200 Sycamore Street
Elkins, West Virginia
Gauley Ranger District
Logging Rail-Trail- This is a single-track and often steep, once a logging railroad.
Monongahela National Forest- http://www.fs.usda.gov/mnf
Williams River Sites- http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mnf/recreation/recarea/?recid=6992
Tea Creek Trail System- http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mnf/recreation/hiking/recarea/?recid=77600&actid=50
Pocahontas County- http://www.pocahontascountywv.com/biking_hiking_trails.aspx