Top 3 Spring Hikes


 

 

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Top 3 Spring Hikes

We have spring fever at Wild and Wonderful Lifestyle Company. Nothing sounds better than the warm, spring air, and hiking among our West Virginia hills. Hiking is both a fantastic way to get outside and a fantastic way to get your daily exercise. Keep reading to learn about our favorite spring hikes.

1. Rich Mountain, Kumbrabow State Forest

Located in Kumbrabow State Forest, the Rich Mountain Fire trail will take you through the state forest and highest point. Once you reach the end of the trail, an amazing, almost 4000 feet high view awaits you. The point you will find boulders perfect for sitting and relaxing after the hike and taking in the wonderful scenery.

2. Holly River State Park

There is a multitude of trails in Holly River State Park. Trail options such as the High Rock trail, which is 1.5 miles long, and Tramontane Trail, 2.5 miles long lead to a peak for fantastic views West Virginia Hills. The park boasts a few waterfalls that cannot be missed, the Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa Waterfalls. This is a perfect spot for a warm spring day! If you are feeling hot, take a dip into the falls.

3. Valley Falls, State Park

There are a variety of short hiking trails available to help you to explore Valley Falls State Park. The waterfalls are formed by the Tygart River and picturesque the giant boulders making up the well-known rock formation known as the connoquenessing sandstone. The state park is founded upon remains of an old saw and grist mill.