Dolly Sods North (while Available) Trail map . Explore more in our professional, high quality trail guides and outdoor reviews. For 3.0 miles, hikers will follow the ridge which will provide amazing views of the Dolly Sods Wilderness. Bear’s Rocks Trail, which is next to the forest road, makes a great photo pit stop from your car. After 2.4 miles from the start, Raven Ridge Trail enters from the hiker's left and merges. The trail is considered easy to intermediate. The trail follows the ridge and will give you some of the best views in the Dolly Sods Wilderness! 2. The Dolly Sods Wilderness — originally simply Dolly Sods — is a U.S. Wilderness Area in the Allegheny Mountains of eastern West Virginia, USA, and is part of the Monongahela National Forest (MNF) of the U.S. Forest Service (USFS).. Dolly Sods is a rocky, high-altitude plateau with sweeping vistas and lifeforms normally found much farther north in Canada. For 3.0 miles, hikers will follow the ridge which will provide amazing views of the Dolly Sods Wilderness. The trail is considered easy to intermediate. Raven Ridge will dead-end at the Rocky Ridge Trail ... Continue along Rocky Ridge until you reach the junction with the Big Stonecoal Trail. Enjoy the scenery on this awesome trail, as well as some very technical rock gardens and a couple hike a bike spots. Turn left onto the Rocky Ridge Trail, arguably the best in Dolly Sods due to its splendid views of Canaan Valley. Rocky Ridge Trail. Virtual Run of Dolly Sods Wilderness. You are now on Ravens Ridge Trail, which skirts the northern boundary of Dolly Sods as it undulates its way to Cabin Mountain and Rocky Ridge Trail. From the Dolly Sods’ high plateau and wind-stunted red spruce, Bear Rocks Trail descends gradually to bogs and a crossing at Red Creek. You can access the Rocky Ridge Trail from Forest Road 80 or from junctions with the Raven Ridge Trail, Blackbird Knob Trail, Harman Trail, Big Stonecoal Trail and the Breathed Mountain Trail. The views west into Canaan Valley and those east into the heart of Dolly Sods are lovely. Pictures from Dolly Sods Rocky Ridge Trail album - Rocky Ridge Trail, WV. The Dolly Sods Wilderness is located on top of the Allegheny Plateau of West Virginia, and is part of the Monongahela National Forest. If you’re looking for views, make sure to visit the Rocky Ridge Trail (TR 524). The trail follows the ridge and will give you some of the best views in the Dolly Sods Wilderness! Follow Raven Ridge till you reach the end at Rocky Ridge Trail and go left on Rocky Ridge. Dolly Sods Wilderness Area, Elkins Picture: Rocky Ridge Trail. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail. Rocky Ridge Trail/Dolly Sods. TR 511- Blackbird Knob. Difficulty: Easy to Intermediate.
Top ridge walk Take the Rocky Point Trail to the 3,700-foot southern end of Breathed Mountain. Sitting at an altitude of 3,998 ft is the Rocky Ridge Trail within Dolly Sods Wilderness. Add to or improve this map // Place this map on your website. You will not be on the Blackbird Knob Trail for long, as the trail forks again after 3/10 mile. Find the Bear Rocks Trailhead map here. Distance: 3.0 miles. The trail offers a number of activity options. TR 521- Raven Ridge Explore pictures from the trail, uploaded by hikers like you. The trail you have been on the Rocky Ridge Trail TR524 ends then becomes the Forestry Road leading to Canaan Valley. Rock formations to frolic on, lend even more interest to the proceedings. Dolly Sods Wilderness Area, Elkins Picture: Rocky Ridge Trail. This is a difficult loop trail in Dolly Sods Wilderness. The Rocky Ridge Trail at the Dolly Sods Wilderness in Tucker County, West Virginia is a moderate 3 mile one-way trail that runs along the northwest corner of the wilderness. This section of Dolly Sods is more wooded with heath and sphagnum bogs. Distance: 3.0 miles. Hike the northern perimeter and veer onto the ridge of 4,281-foot Cabin Mountain.
- Check out Tripadvisor members' 1,929 candid photos and videos of Dolly Sods Wilderness Area Breathed Mountain via Red Creek Trail and Rocky Point Trail We started late in the day and we made camp on the ravens ridge trail just before the rocky ridge trail tucked in the pine trees out of the wind.