7.1 miles
Distance
1,980 ft
Climb
-1,917 ft
Descent
1,121 ft
High Point

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

This easy seven mile riverside trail provides great views of the New River and passes through several abandoned New River Gorge mining towns. Rush Run, Red Ash, and Brooklyn were all once bustling communities located along this abandoned railroad line. The first mile from Cunard River Access is open to motorized vehicles.

Access Info

To reach the trailhead from Route 19, follow Route 16 south through the town of Fayetteville. Take a left on Gateway Road (sign indicates Kaymoor and Cunard). Follow Gatewood Road for 4.6 miles and turn left at the sign for Cunard. Go 1.8 miles and turn left at both of the signs indicating Cunard River Access Road. Follow this road to the river access point, where parking is available. The first mile from the Cunard River Access is open to motorized vehicles. A parking area at Brooklyn marks the end of the maintained road.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Brooklyn - Southside Junction Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    63 ft
  • Altitude min
    974 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,010 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,073 ft
  • Grade
    0.17%
  • Grade max
    -75.624%
  • Grade min
    78.765%
  • Distance climb
    3.3 miles
  • Distance down
    3.1 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,240 ft
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