Wolf Gap Recreation Area


Wolf Gap Recreation Area is located right on the boarder of West Virginia and Virginia in the George Washington National Forest.  There are 4 trails right around the campground area that total over 10 miles of hiking.  Big Schloss is the largest of a number of rock formations in the area that provide a destination with a view.  It is a few miles from Wolf Gap Campground.  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 Wolf Gap and other trailheads in the area.  The Tuscarora Trail goes through this area and includes shelters that can be used while backpacking.  


Wolf Gap is located in eastern West Virginia, south of Wardensville. (Google directions below).  


Backpacking (Tuscarora Trail),  Camping (Trout Pond)Camping (Wolf Gap)CanoeingHiking (Trout Pond)Hiking (Wolf Gap), Mountain Biking


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



Web resources:

Wolf Gap 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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