Hiking The West Fork Trail

The 4th most popular hiking trail in West Virginia.

South of Elkins at Durbin in the Monongahela National Forest, the 23 mile West Fork Trail is a rail-trail open to hiking along the West Fork of the Greenbrier River. This is a remote backcountry experience.

To reach the hiking trailhead from Elkins, follow US250 south to Durbin. Park at the train depot. The trail heads north and paralels FS44.

Overall, West Fork Trail is the 4th most popular hiking trail of all 15 hikes in West Virginia.

West Fork Trail Hiking Map

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Local Contact(s):  Monongahela National Forest (304) 636-1800; WV Tourism (800) CALLWVA.

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

Best Season:  Apr. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Island CG

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

Breakfast Restaurant:  Last Frontier Restaurant, east of Cheat Bridge

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/mnf/

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Date Updated:  8/15/2016

ID:  11677

West Fork Trail Hiking Map

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