Trout Pond Recreation Area


Trout Pond Recreation Area is close to the boarder of Virginia in the George Washington National Forest.  There are 6 trails with a total of over 12 miles of hiking.  Rock Cliff Lake and Chimney Rock are focal points of the hikes right around the campground area.  The larger trail system of this part of the Lee Ranger District includes 31 trails with a total of almost 100 miles of hiking.  All of these trails as well as forest roads can be linked together from Trout Pond and other trailheads in the area.  The Tuscarora Trail goes through this area and includes shelters that can be used while backpacking.  


The Trout Pond Recreation Area is located in eastern West Virginia, south of Wardensville. (Google directions below).  


Backpacking, Camping, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking, Swimming


Trout Pond Recreation Area, 814 Trout Pond Campground Rd, Lost City, WV 26810



Web resources:

Trout Pond Recreation Area 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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