Hiking The Seneca State Forest

The 2nd most popular hiking trail in West Virginia.

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Northeast of Lewsiburg and Marlinton near Cass, the Seneca State Forest (no relation to Seneca Rocks) has 23 miles of challenging, scenic hiking trails, including sections of both the Allegheny Trail and the Greenbrier River Trail. West Virginias oldest state forest is located within the Monogahelia National Forest and has excellent rustic cabins. Located 4 miles south of Dunmore on SR28.

Overall, Seneca State Forest is the 2nd most popular hiking trail of all 15 hikes in West Virginia.

Seneca State Forest Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  Seneca State Forest (304) 799-6213; WV Tourism (800) CALLWVA.

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

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  State Forest Cabins

Luxury Loding:  Cheat Mountain Club Lodge (304) 456-4627

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

GPS:  38.598, -79.85

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  7/12/2016

ID:  11672

Seneca State Forest Hiking Map


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