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Morgantown Hiking

Coopers Rock State Forest

Just 13 miles east of Morgantown overlooking the Cheat River, Coopers Rock is the perfect place to get away.  Hikes range from strenuous day-long excursions to short jaunts over a paved trail ending with the famous overlook. Containing around 50 miles of trail and spanning over 12,700 acres, there is always something new to discover at Coopers Rock.
Coopers Rock Map
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Directions from Morgantown

East on 68 to Coopers Rock Exit. For Roadside, Sunset, Upper Rock City and Tilted tree, Turn right and go 3 miles to the the main parking area. The climbers kiosk is on the left in the large gravel parking lot. Roadside trailhead is beside the kiosk. For Roof Rocks, turn right on the Henry Clay Iron Furnace rd and go almost to the end to a small trail on the left. The site is 25 yards down the trail.

Core Arboretum

The 91-acre Arboretum has an elevation drop of approximately 200 feet from the Arboretum entrance on Monongahela Boulevard to the Mongahela River.  Three miles of foot trails lead through the area that has variety of natural habitats  with hundreds of different species.  Great area for watching birds.  
Arboretum Map

Snake Hill Wildlife Management Area

The 2,000 acre landscape of Snake Hill WMA is comprised of flat and rolling table land of forests and fields, the rocky rim of the Cheat River gorge, and the steep, 1,200í deep southern side of the Cheat Canyon before it turns into Cheat Lake. Snake Hillís canyon rim and wall are visible from the Coopers Rock State Forest Overlook. Many wildlife species, both game and non-game, reside there. Unlike nearby Coopers Rock State Forest, there are no facilities, telephones, signs, trail blazes or personnel at the Snake Hill Wildlife Management Area. Please plan accordingly.
Snake Hill Brochure & Map

WHITE PARK

White Park is a 170-acre park that has five miles of trails interspersed throughout the park that can be used by hikers, bikers, and wildlife enthusiasts.  White Park Trail Map

Directions from Morgantown

Conveniently located off of South University Avenue, take Greenbag Road past the Mountaineer Mall, and turn left on M Tech Center Drive. Look  for signs.

 

 

 

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  West Virginia Hiking

Dolly Sods

Without question, Dolly Sods is Morgantown's favorite wilderness area for outdoor discovery.  Once a WW II firing range, Dolly Sods has now grown back into the quite woodland it once was.  Get up close to West Virginia beauty whether you are comping in the valley of Red Creek or enjoying the view  atop the windy Bear Rocks.
Dolly Sods Map
- Dolly Sods  Brochure

Directions from Morgantown

Take I-68 East  to the MD-42 Exit (exit 4).towards Friendsville. Follow  42 South  to US 219 .  Continue on 219 S to WV-32.  Follow WV  32 south to the Laneville Road (WV 45). Turn left and go approximately 6 miles to the Red Creek Bridge, where the road changes from pavement to gravel and is now Forest Road 19. Red Creek trailhead is on the left behind the Laneville wildlife management cabin. Continue on FR 19 to get to Rohrbaugh trailhead and FR 75.

Otter Creek

Otter Creek is a dense wilderness that embodies the pureness and beauty of the West Virginia exsperience.  Traces of early industry dot the hills in the form of rusted railroad spikes and crumbling stone structures.  By no means does this deteriorate the pristine woodland and  fertile creek which runs through it that is waiting to be discovered.
 Otter Creek Map - Otter Creek Brochure

Directions from Morgantown

There are six different access points with parking areas for Otter Creek Wilderness. The two described here are at the north and south respectively  Take rt. 7 (Sabraton) to rt. 72. Go south to Parsons. Go east on 219/72 for 2 miles to 72 south. Go 4.3 miles to Otter Cr. parking area on the right. The southern access route (2 hrs) is to take I-79 south to Weston (exit 99). Take rt. 33 east to Elkins. Continue on 33 east for 12 miles to Alpena and turn left on FR 91. Follow 2 miles north to the trailhead.