Hawk Recreation Area


The Hawk Recreation Area is located right on the boarder of West Virginia and Virginia.  There are ? trails that total ? miles of hiking.  The larger trail system of this part of the Lee Ranger District includes 31 trails with a total of almost 100 miles.  All of these trails as well as forest roads can be linked together from Hawk Recreation Area that is on the northern tip of this larger trail system.  The Tuscarora Trail goes through this area and includes shelters that can be used while backpacking.  


The Hawk Recreation Area is located in eastern West Virginia, north of Wardensville. (Google directions below).  


Backpacking, Camping, Hiking, Mountain Biking


Hawk Recreation Area, 109 Molineau Rd, Edinburgh, VA 22834 (GW & Jefferson office)



Web resources:

Hawk Recreation Area Web Page


Books:  "West Virginia Hiking Trails, Hiking The Mountain State", "Out There West Virginia, A Guide to Bakcountry Travel & Adventure", "Hiking Virginia's National Forests"

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