The New River Gorge is a hiker’s and biker’s paradise, and this book covers 114 of its best trails. The New River Gorge National River and surrounding state parks encompass more than 80,000 acres of beautiful Appalachian forest and river environment. The area is an outdoor-lover’s dream, full of enough adventure opportunities (including rock climbing, of course!) to keep a person busy for a lifetime. This guide is the Bible of New River Gorge hiking and biking, and a perfect introduction to the area itself. It will get you on the trails as quickly as possible, and show you the wide range of opportunities, on and off trail.
Your play time is precious
We know how that is, and this book will hep you maximize the time you have. Easy-to-read icons let you see details at a glance: trail type (hike, bike, run, cross-country ski, horseback, and/or handicap-accessible), mileage, elevation profile, and overall difficulty. The guide’s detailed text, plentiful photos, topographic maps, and elevation charts will keep you on track. Helpful appendices include Lodging; Restaurants; Shops, Outfitters and Guides; Map Resources; and Recommended Reading. In short, you’ll find everything you need to get out and experience the hidden wonders along each trail.
There is even a bonus chapter featuring Camp Creek State Park with miles of additional trails!
by Bryan Simon
2013 Wolverine Publishing