Elk River Rail-Trail | West Virginia Rails To Trails


Trail Manager Contact

Paralleling the Elk River in Central WV, the Elk River Rail-Trail has 37 miles open for use to cyclists, hikers, and equestrians with boat and fishing access at spots along the trail. This trail is being built and opened in phases, check at the Elk River Trail Foundation website for the latest information- https://elkrivertrail.org.

Trailheads at the Duck (about 4 miles off the Servia exit of I-79), Ivydale (approximately 10 miles off the Big Otter exit of I-79), Dundon (about 12-15 miles off the Wallback exit of I-79) and Hartland Bridge.

The rail trail runs from just south of Clendenin in Kanawha County to Duck in Clay County and ending in Frametown in Braxton County.

Trail Manager Contact

Elk River Trail Foundation- elkrivertrail@gmail.com

Website- https://elkrivertrail.org
Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/elkrivertrail/


Trail Stats

Trail Status Open
Trail End Points south of Clendenin to Frametown
Counties Kanawha, Clay, Braxton
Trail Length 37 miles
Activities Biking, Walking, Running, Cross country skiing, Class 1 eBike, Equestrian
Trail Surface Primarily crushed stone, one mile asphalt in Clendenin
Trail Link Profile TrailLink.com Profile
Parking and Trail Access

PDF – Elk River Trail Mileage Table 10.21.2022


DOCX – Elk River Trail Mileage Table 10.21.2022

Click here for an area map of the Elk River Rail-Trail in Clay County

Click here for a Google Maps route map.