Almost Heaven Mountain Biking the Whole Family Can Enjoy
Mountain biking can be found throughout all of West Virginia. Home to trails ranging from easy to difficult, Almost Heaven also has trails perfect for the whole family. Strap on your helmet and hit the trails with the whole family this spring.
The innermost loop of the Arrowhead trail system, Clovis Loop is flat, obstacle free, and perfect for the whole family. While Clovis Loop is usually used as warm up loop for more serious mountain bikers the minimal elevation allows riders of all ages to enjoy mountain biking.
Tip: If you want to check out the latest in mountain bike gear, you can rent it at the nearby Arrowhead Bike Farm.
Roadside Trail (Bruceton Mills)
You will find this family-friendly trail within Coopers Rock State Park. Roadside Trail is perfect for families who wish to explore the woods whilst staying near the road. After your ride, be sure to venture out to experience the unmatched views from Coopers Rock.
Tip: Riders can ride in either direction on this trail, so keep an eye out for other bikers.
Lakeside Nature Trail (Weston)
Ideal for beginners, Lakeside Nature Trail is located within Stonewall Resort State Park. During your ride, you will enjoy glimpses of the beautiful lake while riding along the north shore of Carrion Bay.
Tip: Avoid this trail on rainy days, as it can become very muddy due to the clay soil types in the region.
Don’t forget to pack a picnic before you hit this trail. With many picnic areas and playgrounds along the way, Davis Creek Trail is the perfect place for a spring family outing. This Kanawha State Forest trail is great for riders of all skills. You’ll even get to cross a foot bridge!
Tip: This high traffic trail is used for hiking as well as biking, so keep an eye out for those not on wheels.
Which trail are you going to explore first?
This post was last updated on April 22, 2019