Blackwater Canyon Trail For Mountain Biking

The 13th most popular mountain bike trail in West Virginia.

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Starting near Thomas, the Blackwater Canyon Trail is a 12 mile mountain bike route. Also known as FS115 or Blackwater Rail Trail, the Blackwater Canyon Trail descends an old railgrade to Parsons along scenic rivers. Also, check out the 4 mile Limerock Trail.

Overall, Blackwater Canyon Trail is the 13th most popular mountain bike trail of all 32 mountain biking rides in West Virginia. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Blackwater Canyon Trail including State Park Run, Canaan Mountain Grand Tour, Pointy Knob Loop, Flat Rock Plains Loop, Blackwater Falls State Park and Plantation Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Monongahela National Forest (304) 636-1800; WV Tourism (800) CALLWVA; Blackwater Bikes, Davis (304) 259-5286.

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Blackwater Falls State Park Cabins (#5)

Luxury Loding:  Blackwater Falls State Park Lodge (800) CALLWVA

Breakfast Restaurant:  Bright Morning Inn, Davis

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  4/6/2018

ID:  11593


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