Hiking The Cathedral State Park

The 11th most popular hiking trail in West Virginia.

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Southeast of Morgantown near Aurora, the small 132 acre Cathedral State park has 5 miles of hiking trails through virgin forests of hemlock and other hardwoods.

Overall, Cathedral State Park is the 11th most popular hiking trail of all 15 hikes in West Virginia.


Local Contact(s):  Cathedral State Park (304) 735-3771; WV Tourism (800) CALLWVA.

Recommended Book:  "Explorers Guide West Virginia" from Leonard Adkins

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Luxury Loding:  Brookside Inn, Aurora (304) 735-6344

Breakfast Restaurant:  Melanies, Aurora

GPS:  39.322, -79.55

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  7/8/2016

ID:  11659


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