Hiking The Coopersrock State Forest

The 3rd most popular hiking trail in West Virginia.

East of Morgantown, the 12,700 acre Coopersrock State Forest has 50 miles of rocky, diverse, and challenging trails including Scotts Run, Rock City, Ravens Rock, and Rhododendron Trail. The hikes pass through dense, rolling forests with rhododendron and mountain laurel.

To reach the trailhead from Morgantown, head east on US68 to Exit 15. Turn left heading south and follow signs. Trail maps availalble at gift shop.

Overall, Coopersrock State Forest is the 3rd most popular hiking trail of all 15 hikes in West Virginia.

Raven Trail in Coopers Rock State Forest (WV/US)

Raven Trail in Coopers Rock State Forest (WV/US)

Raven Trail in Coopers Rock State Forest (WV/US)

Raven Trail in Coopers Rock State Forest (WV/US)

Coopersrock State Forest Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  Coopersrock State Forest (304) 594-1561; Whitetail Bicycles (304) 291-2270; WV Tourism (800) CALLWVA; Bike Big Bear (304) 379-4382.

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

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  CSF McCollum Campground

Luxury Loding:  Lakeview Resort, Cheat Lake

Breakfast Restaurant:  Twylasi Cafe, Bruceton Mills

Reference Source:  click here http://www.coopersrockstateforest.com/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/1/2016

ID:  11661

Coopersrock State Forest Hiking Map


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