A vast and varied terrain laced with near-limitless trails gives hikers a full range of treks, including a section of the iconic Appalachian Trail with breathtaking views of the Shenandoah Valley. Explore everything from family-friendly paths to long, scenic overnight camp-and-hike trails, all with breathtaking views.

Find challenging backcountry hikes in the sprawling Monongahela National Forest, where you can trek to the state’s highest peak at Spruce Knob, or the ecologically diverse Dolly Sods Wilderness. Discover rugged mountain formations and pristine forests on Pinnacle Rock State Park and Coopers Rock State Forest trails.

Explorers’ Rewards: Hike through all our sweeping State and National Parks, and earn VIPP stamps for each one you visit. Log your miles with the State Park Hiking Program, and you can earn rewards and shields for reaching milestones or completing special seasonal hikes.

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