Hiking — Tygart River (Arden) Swimming

Girls jumping off rock


This is a large river with lots of rocks that create many great swimming holes along the 3.6 miles that the road parallels the river. Some spots in this area get inundated on hot weekends by large groups of people. If you want to get away from this scene, just go upstream or downstream a little, there are many swimming spots.

Directions from Morgantown

Take the Kingwood Pike (CR 81) South from Morgantown to Reedsville. Go south on rt. 92 for 25 miles and turn right onto Clemtown Rd/ Cr 10. Drive 1.5 miles to The river and the bridge. Turn left and go upstream towards Arden. Park anywhere along the river 10 feet off the road for a spot (in many places this will take a high clearance vehicle).

Travel Time:

1 hr


Whitewater, Swimming Hole, Waterfall





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