Hiking is another activity that is popular in this area, and locally there are about 1,600 miles of hiking trails available for you to explore. There is an approximately 24-mile trail along North Fork Mountain, ideal for 2 to 3-day backpacking trip full of wildlife and amazing scenery. Elevations on this trail range from 3,000 to 3,795 feet, and the hike can be broken into two 12-mile sections as there is a four-weel-drive road that meets the trail midway. In the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks area, there are several hiking trails available. Each offers a little different terrain and scenery, and they very in length from 1/2 to about 6 miles.
Eagle's Nest Outfitters
has detials on some of these trails, and for additional
information you can contact the USDA Forest Service,
Monongahela Nation Forest, Petersburg, WV at