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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Feb 3, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      70
      Trails Mountain Bike
      43
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Hike
      68
      Trails Trail Running
      68
      Total Distance
      79 miles
      Total Descent
      16,776 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,030 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,609 ft
      Reports
      103
      Photos
      39
      Ridden Counter
      1,895

      Outside Logo Articles

      West Virginia: From the Bottom to the Top
      Nov 9, 2017 from pinkbike.com
      Dive in and discover what West Virginia has up its sleeve when it comes to mountain biking.
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      Photos of Charleston Mountain Bike

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      Sep 7, 2022 @ 5:19pm
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      Jan 2, 2022 @ 6:50pm
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      Jan 2, 2022

      Videos of Charleston Mountain Bike

      Mossy Rock Trail // Kanawha State Forest
      1:42 | 198 | Nov 5, 2017
      Kanawha State Forest 1 (Ft. Adam Batty)
      0:23 | 221 | May 3, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Laurel's Trail
      Oct 22, 2023 @ 5:56pm
      Oct 22, 2023
      DryLaurels no apostropheWVMtbiker1964
      Laurel's Trail
      Oct 22, 2023 @ 5:55pm
      Oct 22, 2023
      Drythe name is Laurels no apostrophe....WVMtbiker1964
      Unknown Name
      Oct 22, 2023 @ 5:52pm
      Oct 22, 2023
      DryStill named Laurels.WVMtbiker1964
      Pole Cat Trail
      Oct 22, 2023 @ 5:47pm
      Oct 22, 2023
      DryWrong difficulty. It is Black. Very...WVMtbiker1964
      Kanawha Boulevard Cycle Path
      Oct 11, 2023 @ 3:21pm
      Oct 11, 2023
      DryTrail Running All clear, except for the overabundance...guythatflies ARTA
      Ballard Trail
      Jul 22, 2023 @ 9:12pm
      Jul 22, 2023
      Idealpbz HTA
      Middle Ridge Trail
      Jul 22, 2023 @ 8:58pm
      Jul 22, 2023
      Variable Tree down at one of the road crossings....pbz HTA
      Wallfork Access Road
      Jul 22, 2023 @ 8:55pm
      Jul 22, 2023
      Drypbz HTA
      Wallfork Trail
      Jul 22, 2023 @ 8:44pm
      Jul 22, 2023
      WetPretty overgrown about a foot high on 90%...pbz HTA
      TB to CJ
      May 21, 2023 @ 4:02am
      May 21, 2023
      Idealprusek

      Activity Feed

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      danielericksonriddentrailactivity #47673972
      Dec 27, 2023 @ 9:18pm
      Dec 27, 2023
      KaraSmithwishlistregionactivity #46568492
      Nov 22, 2023 @ 8:01pm
      Nov 22, 2023
      KaraSmithwishlistregionactivity #46530376
      Nov 21, 2023 @ 9:13am
      Nov 21, 2023
      jpierc13wishlisttrailactivity #46438341
      Nov 18, 2023 @ 8:11pm
      Nov 18, 2023
      Steve1117riddentrailactivity #46365603 and 2 more
      Nov 16, 2023 @ 3:25pm
      Nov 16, 2023

      Recent Comments

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      steelispossiblyrealtrailMossy Rock TrailDefinitely more of a black diamond but I...
      May 14, 2022 @ 2:14pm
      May 14, 2022
      Crock17trailDavis Creek TrailThis was probably a fun trail for beginners at...
      Mar 21, 2022 @ 2:50am
      Mar 21, 2022
      Nathan4wvutrailSouthern ExposureGreat shape and clear end to end.
      Jan 2, 2022 @ 6:54pm
      Jan 2, 2022
      bschmalzertrailUnknown NameThis is Laurel’s Trail. Good description....
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 12:36pm
      Oct 4, 2021
      bschmalzertrailLaurel's TrailHey there. I built this trail. It’s...
      Oct 4, 2021 @ 12:34pm
      Oct 4, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike4360 miles12,106 ft31 miles1,020 ft
      #1,997#1,023351032,229
      E-Bike35 miles932 ft3 miles827 ft
      74111
      Horse14,787 ft3 ft138 ft400 ft
      3
      Hike6878 miles16,309 ft38 miles1,030 ft
      #1,607#928410392
      Trail Running6878 miles16,309 ft38 miles1,030 ft
      #1,612#92910355
      • By medardlefevre & contributors
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