Tea Creek Trails | West Virginia Rails To Trails


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. For more information, contact the forest at the link to the right.

Trail Manager Contact

United States Forest Service (MNF)

Monongahela National Forest
200 Sycamore Street
Elkins, West Virginia


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

Monongahela National Forest- http://www.fs.usda.gov/mnf
Tea Creek Trail System- http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mnf/recreation/hiking/recarea/?recid=77600&actid=50

Trail Stats

Trail Status Open
Trail End Points Tea Creek Recreation Area to Monongahela National Forest
Counties Pocahontas
Trail Length 44 Miles
Activities Fishing, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Cross Country Skiing, Camping
Trail Surface Dirt, Grass, Gravel
Trail Link Profile TrailLink.com Profile
Parking and Trail Access

The Tea Creek Trails are accessible from Tea Creek Campground, off Forest Road 86. Take the Highland Scenic Highway (SR 150) west from US 219 and turn right on Williams River Road (FR 86). Follow the signs to the campground and park.

You can also access some trails from the Gauley Mountain Area off US 219 north of its intersection with SR 150. Look for the signs on the left.