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      Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned pro, Pocahontas County is the place to ride. We boasts over 375 miles of trails that are open to bikes From gentle grades of rail trails to the exhilarating thrill of steep downhill single track, there are endless options for all enthusiasts. Whichever route you choose, you'll be traveling through a rugged terrain that has challenged generations of "mountaineers" before you. For centuries, Shawnee Native Americans claimed these mountains as a seasonal hunting ground, teeming with wildlife in a vast forest crossed by pristine rivers. Pioneers with Scots-Irish, German, and English roots began settling in this wild area in the late 18th century. These strongly independent people persevered to create homes in remarkably difficult conditions. Soon, the mountain forests also attracted industry.
      Beginning in the late 1800's and lasting well into the 1920's, most of the forested land in Pocahontas County was harvested for its magnificent trees and mined for its valuable coal. Railroad grades were built by Italian immigrants to reach nearly every ridge and hollow. Their hard labor, matched with horses and steam shovels, built many of the trails you can enjoy today. Thankfully, the forest has rebounded from this activity, so that today the mountains are once again "wild and wonderful".
      Our amazing biking is made possible by the vast amount of public lands in this county which include five state parks, two state forests and a large portion of the Monongahela National Forest. We are rural in nature, offering unmatched scenic beauty and quaint small towns. Our Mon Forest Towns Partnership is identifying ways to grow conservation and nature-based recreation in communities that result in environmental and economic gains. Together, we can contribute to a forest in which nature, visitors, communities, and economies thrive. We invite you to become a part of this new story.
      When visiting our area, we recommend that you plan your trip ahead of time. Be prepared for very limited cell phone coverage. Service is available in the Hillsboro, Marlinton, and Snowshoe areas from select providers. The village at Snowshoe Mountain, the town of Cass, local libraries, visitor centers, restaurants, and lodging offer guest WiFi. You can stay in touch with the outside world, while enjoying Nature’s Mountain Playground.
      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association


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      Trails (view details)
      Trails Mountain Bike
      Trails E-Bike
      Trails Hike
      Trails Trail Running
      Trails Horse
      Trails Snowshoe
      Trails Nordic Ski
      Total Distance
      534 miles
      Total Descent
      82,771 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,166 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,864 ft
      Ridden Counter

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Max Morgan's Race Diary: Racing on Home Soil at the Snowshoe DH World Cup
      Sep 12, 2019 from
      Unlike the majority of the riders in the field, Max Morgan had raced at Snowshoe plenty of times. But that doesn't mean anything when the World...
      [Updated] Team Videos: Snowshoe DH World Cup 2019
      Sep 11, 2019 from
      Updated with a race recap from Intense Factory Racing.
      Video: A Podium for Annie Last & Team KMC Ekoï Orbea - Snowshoe World Cup XC 2019
      Sep 10, 2019 from
      A great way to cap of the World Cup season.
      5 Things We Learned at the Snowshoe DH World Cup 2019
      Sep 10, 2019 from
      Here's what we noticed from the sidelines as it all kicked off in West Virginia.

      Popular Pocahontas County Mountain Biking Trails

      Upper Dreamweaver
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Raging Bull
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Hootenanny (access)
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Lower Dreamweaver
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      10 Gallon
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Lower Ninja Bob
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Giant Slalom
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Trail M
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Easy Street
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      Dirt Beaver
      Snowshoe Bike Park

      Pocahontas County Mountain Bike Routes

      Gauley Headwaters EPIC
      Tea Creek Area
      43 miles
      Silver Creek
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      8 miles
      Stonecoal loop
      Cheat Canyon Wildlife Management Area
      13 miles
      Silver Creek
      Snowshoe Backcountry
      8 miles
      Marlin Mountain Loop
      Marlin Mountain Area Trails
      10 miles
      Snowshoe Back Country, Lake, and Easy Street Route
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      11 miles
      Beginner Tea Creek Route
      Tea Creek Area
      12 miles
      Spruce Knob / Seneca Creek IMBA Epic
      Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area
      19 miles
      Teak Creek Campground Main Loop
      Tea Creek Area
      17 miles
      2019 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Finals Downhill Course race
      Snowshoe Bike Park
      1 mile

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      • 6 rides
      • 9 rides
      Past Week
      • 47 rides

      Photos of Pocahontas County Mountain Bike

      trail: Missing Link
      147 |
      Sep 15, 2018 @ 4:23pm
      Sep 15, 2018
      328 |
      Jun 28, 2015 @ 7:13pm
      Jun 28, 2015
      371 |
      Jun 28, 2015 @ 7:11pm
      Jun 28, 2015
      trail: Skyline
      312 |
      Mar 20, 2015 @ 12:01pm
      Mar 20, 2015
      trail: Skyline
      632 |
      Nov 2, 2014 @ 10:29am
      Nov 2, 2014
      trail: 10 Gallon
      906 |
      Jul 15, 2014 @ 6:09pm
      Jul 15, 2014
      trail: 10 Gallon
      408 |
      Jul 15, 2014 @ 6:08pm
      Jul 15, 2014
      trail: Missing Link
      282 |
      Jul 14, 2009 @ 7:22am
      Jul 14, 2009

      Videos of Pocahontas County Mountain Bike

      Lucid to Dreamweaver
      trail: Lucid
      7 | Jun 28, 2022
      trail: Big Ash
      48 | Jan 18, 2022
      trail: Big Ash
      | Jan 18, 2022
      Big sui
      trail: Big Ash
      | Jan 18, 2022
      Snowshoe Bike Park - Dirt Beaver
      22 | Jan 4, 2022
      Snowshow WV Slalom
      50 | Sep 28, 2021
      Lower Dream Weaver at Snowshoe
      34 | Aug 24, 2021
      It was an invisible sniper...
      trail: Lucid
      78 | Aug 6, 2021

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      user #1580332cmedina52addvideoLucid to Dreamweaver
      Jun 28, 2022 @ 2:12pm
      2 days
      user #2813080EricsFKqTwishlisttrailGreenbrier River Trail
      Jun 27, 2022 @ 6:29pm
      3 days
      user #1839102JtotheNtotheKvotetrailRaging Bull and 8 more
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 3:54pm
      Jun 26, 2022
      user #1839102JtotheNtotheKriddentrailTrail N and 9 more
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 3:50pm
      Jun 26, 2022
      user #2306690Napoleon-Jitsuaddreport10 Gallon and 10 more
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 1:30pm
      Jun 26, 2022

      Recent Comments

      user #1611529hammer9145trailCranberry/Tri-RiversLi I’m
      May 28, 2022 @ 4:24pm
      May 28, 2022
      user #2520239scrantontrailGreenbrier River TrailGreat route. Watch for downed trees and rocks...
      May 8, 2022 @ 6:48pm
      May 8, 2022
      user #2256664njwichmantrailRooty PebblesDefinitely my favorite trail in all of snow...
      Apr 22, 2022 @ 8:40am
      Apr 22, 2022
      user #1581684jgroves03trailTea Creek Mountain TrailSteep, narrow, off camber and as fast as you...
      Apr 5, 2022 @ 11:59am
      Apr 5, 2022
      user #1251136AvidTrailRidertrailBail OutLooking at your picture, I'd say this is one...
      Jan 28, 2022 @ 10:21pm
      Jan 28, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike173531 miles82,270 ft258 miles3,166 ft
      E-Bike6125 miles4,957 ft47 miles3,048 ft
      Hike122510 miles67,851 ft238 miles3,166 ft
      Trail Running122510 miles67,851 ft238 miles3,166 ft
      Horse4144 miles6,066 ft63 miles1,486 ft
      Snowshoe30175 miles25,781 ft101 miles2,802 ft
      Nordic Ski366 miles3,209 ft35 miles1,283 ft
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