Looking to get outdoors and explore West Virginia in a fun and exciting way? Look no further. West Virginia’s state parks and forests maintain an extensive network of trails that invite you to tap into your adventurous side with activities like hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and more.

Trail Descriptions

Online descriptions of trails are regularly updated on each park and forest at WVstateparks.com and can be easily located by scrolling down to “Trails” or by clicking the tab at the top of the page in the menu bar. Trail descriptions include starting locations, the degree of trail difficulty and other unique features. 

With over 1,200 miles of vast trails to explore in the West Virginia State Park system, you’ll be sure to find one that suits your ability as well as your senses, as there is nothing better than exploring the unforgettable sights and sounds of Almost Heaven in a way that challenges mind, body and spirit. Looking for a challenge or just looking for something simple? Either way, we have just the trail for you. From paved, easy paths like the Gentle Trail located at Blackwater Falls State Park to the rocky, taxing trails like the Wilderness Trail at Chief Logan State Park, there is truly a trail for everyone. 

Trail Maps

All trail maps are available online. When visiting a specific one on WVstateparks.com, be sure to look for the tab titled “Download Park Pack & Map”.