Experience the Joy of Discovering a New Place on these Beautiful Trails

Hidden around the state are some of the most incredible trails that lead to extraordinary views only found in Almost Heaven. Mountaintop views, rushing waterfalls, scenic rivers. These trails will lead you to gorgeous places off the beaten path that are sure to create lifelong memories.

Beauty Mountain Trail

Just 10 minutes away from the always beautiful town of Fayetteville, explorers can find the Beauty Mountain Trail for gorgeous and inspiring views of the Appalachian Mountains and the incredible New River. Beauty Mountain is a fitting name for this area as the beautiful views can not be matched anywhere else. The trail is just 1.5 miles long and is the perfect place to take your time and explore.

Elakala to Yellow Birch Trail

If you’re looking for scenic beauty and peacefulness, the Elakala to Yellow Birch Trail is the perfect trail. The Elakala to Yellow Birch Trail is a lightly trafficked, 5.4-mile long trail that provides stunning views of Elakala Falls. The sights and sounds along this scenic trail are favorites for hikers.

High Falls Trail

For a more difficult trail that leads you to a beautiful location, try the High Falls Trail in the Monongahela National Forest. Along the way, the trail will lead you to a beautiful waterfall and swimming hole. The High Falls Trail is 7.7 miles long, so it is a bit of a trek, but if exploring and discovering the beauty of Almost Heaven is on your list, then this trail is a must.

Glade Creek: New River to Pinch Creek

This trail has a little bit of everything to offer to hikers. Along the way, pass by water features, spectacular views and gorgeous wildflowers. Along this 12-mile out-and-back trail, take time to stop at one of the many swimming holes and rope swings. This trail not only provides one-of-a-kind views of the New River but is also an idyllic place for a picnic.

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This post was last updated on March 2, 2022