Allegheny Highlands Trail (WV)


This trail is in one of the most scenic locations in WV. From Elkins to Hendrix, the travel is through pastoral settings and along rivers with views of mountains. An additional 10 miles can be ridden from Hendrix to Thomas on the Blackwater Canyon Trail (uphill, not maintained in places and in a more remote setting. Start in Thomas for the easier downhill). There are 25 miles of trail and 7 parking/trailheads from Elkins to Hendrix. Trail Map (PDF).


Ol'Blackwater Keep on Rollin'- Biking the Blackwater Canyon (Highland Outdoors)


Hendrix is the northern terminus (Google directions below). The southern terminus is in Elkins.


Hiking, Bicycling, Backpacking, Whitewater, Canoeing


Highlands Trail Foundation, PO Box 2862, Elkins WV 26241


Web resources:


Book: " A Guide to West Virginia Rail Trails"

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