Trails and Hiking

Fresh mountain air paired with endless views are part of what make the Gorge one of the prime places to hike on the East Coast. Whether you’re into a slower pace or looking for an active trek along the rim of the Gorge, we’ve got trails for every type of hiker and they don’t disappoint.

Wondering where to start? Choose a trail from the categories below, or visit the National Park Service website for more information.

Natural Beauty

Experience the beauty of the Gorge and take in panoramic views.

New River Gorge Bridge

Marvel at the longest steel span in the Western Hemisphere.

Coal & Railroad History

Explore rich history, from ghost towns to abandoned mine sites.

Rail-Trails & WV State Parks Trails