Watch for National Trails Day events during the first week of June.
Other Hiking Organization:
American Discovery Trail - America's first coast-to-coast non-motorized recreation trail
Great Eastern Trail - Piggybacks on the Allegheny Trail (a WVSTA partner)
Heart of the Highlands Trail System- Connecting Trails on Public Lands in Tucker County, West Virginia
American Hiking Society (WVSTA is an affiliate member)
American Trails - Members work to enhance and protect America's growing network of interconnected trails and support local, regional, and long-distance greenways and trails, whether in backcountry, rural, or urban areas. The goal is to support America's trails by finding common ground and promoting cooperation among all trail interests.
What a trail, where else can you encounter sandy beaches, salt marsh, cypress swamps, long leaf pine savannah and pocosin (shrubby bogs) and great views in one short hike.
TuGuNu Hiking Club - TuGuNu Hiking Club is a group of dedicated, passionate, fun folks with a wide variety of skills and experience.
The Kanawha Trace
For more information on West Virginia, visit The State of West Virginia Web Site.
History, Environment, Culture, Construction
Hanging Rock Raptor Migration Observatory (see the link under Section IV of the Allegheny Trail)
George Washington and Jefferson National Forests (a WVSTA partner)
Monongahela National Forest (a WVSTA partner)
WV State Parks and Forests (a WVSTA partner)
WVDNR Wildlife Diversity program (a WVSTA partner)
WV Army National Guard at Camp Dawson (a WVSTA partner)
History along the Allegheny Trail
Durbin-Rocket (Something to do while taking a break from hiking)
Miscellaneous Hiking Related Links
Please note that we are not responsible for the content of the websites we link to.
Sara Bird and Naomi Cohen Allegheny Trail Hiking Blog - This blog chronicles the treks of Sara Bird and Naomi Cohen as they section hike the 300ish mile Allegheny Trail of WV. You might also read about various other WV outdoor adventures, events, and concerns.
Forest Wander -Free Nature Picture Photography of waterfalls, creeks, forests, trees, flowers, wildlife, mountains and other beautiful wonders throughout the Mountains and Forests of West Virginia.
Section Hiker - Hiking and Backpacking for Beginners and Experts.