Canaan Mountain Grand Tour For Mountain Biking

The 10th most popular mountain bike trail in West Virginia.

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Southeast of Davis, the 44 mile Canann Mountain Grand Tour follows Canaan Loop Road (FS13) from Canaan Heights around back to Blackwater Falls. There is a total of 6,000 feet of elevation gain. For an extended mountain bike ride, the Tour can be extended by adding FS244 & Trail#144 onto the west side of the loop.

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Davis, head south on SR32 for 3 miles to Canaan Heights. Parking is on the right at unmarked areas.

Overall, Canaan Mountain Grand Tour is the 10th most popular mountain bike trail of all 32 mountain biking rides in West Virginia. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Canaan Mountain Grand Tour including State Park Run, Flat Rock Plains Loop, Blackwater Canyon Trail, Pointy Knob 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

GPS:  39.096, -79.433

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  7/20/2016

ID:  6572


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