Brooke/Pioneer Rail Trail


This trail, along with the Ohio River Rail Trail and Wheeling Creek Rail Trail, provide the greater Wheeling area a wonderful resource for biking accessed from multiple town centers.  The Brooke/Pioneer Trail is almost seven miles long and runs along the Ohio River from Short Creek in the south (northern point of the Ohio River Trail) past Beech Bottom and to Buffalo Creek to the north where it meets the Wellsburg Yankee Rail-Trail.  


The Brooke/Pioneer Trail is located in the Northern Panhandle of WV.  There are 3 access points along the trail.  The Google directions below are to the southern access at Short Creek. 


Bicycling (Ohio River Trail), Bicycling (Wheeling Creek Trail), Canoeing, Hiking


Brooke Pioneer Trail Association, Post Office Box 401, Wellsburg, West Virginia



Web resources:

WV Rail Trails - Brooke/Pioneer Webpage 
Brooke/Pioneer Trail Association Webpage


Book: " A Guide to West Virginia Rail Trails"

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