3,647 ft
Distance
23 ft
Climb
-365 ft
Descent
00:05:47
Avg time

Charlie's Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Valley Falls State Park
    Fairmont, West Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Rock Garden, Other
  • Global Ranking
    #25549 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2016

Off the peak of wild turkey to the left. Trail features rock gardens, steep chutes, odd log jump features, big bench cuts, creek crossings, and a fun ladder bridge jump ( 36 ft high, no mandatory gap) towards the bottom. Trail finishes into the bottom part of Red Cardinal.

Access Info

wild turkey, peak, left side

More Stats for Charlie's Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -343 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,325 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,668 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,668 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,325 ft
  • Grade
    -9.392%
  • Grade max
    -39.15%
  • Grade min
    28.107%
  • Distance climb
    325 ft
  • Distance down
    3,169 ft
  • Distance flat
    153 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:47
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Status:
on Jan 7, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Charlie's Trail Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 11:49am
      Jan 7, 2019
      More bench cuts and rock work added in a few holes. Trail has been raked as well.
      Nov 26, 2018 @ 12:18pm
      Nov 26, 2018
      Leaf covered and maybe some small "sticks" but all large objects have been removed.
      Nov 13, 2018 @ 8:28am
      Nov 13, 2018
      3 Bench Cuts were added in the top 1/3 of the trail, some logs/large vines were removed from the trail, some rollers built over a few other large...
      Oct 1, 2018 @ 7:53am
      Oct 1, 2018
      Tree removal work was performed but there are still 2 trees down (ran out of battery for the saw). Lot's of trees cleaned up, easier to walk...
      Aug 8, 2018 @ 6:19am
      Aug 8, 2018
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail. This is in the "gulley" right before the ladder bridge jump. Giant forked tree has both trunks...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 35 rides
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      Photos

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      Jan 7, 2019 @ 11:51am
      Jan 7, 2019
      Charlie's Trail, Fairmont
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      Jan 7, 2019 @ 11:50am
      Jan 7, 2019
      Charlie's Trail, White Hall
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      Nov 13, 2018 @ 8:41am
      Nov 13, 2018
      Charlie's Trail, White Hall
      135 |
      Dec 3, 2016 @ 4:26pm
      Dec 3, 2016
      Charlie's Trail, White Hall

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Charlies Trail to lower red cardinal
      1 miles
      2017 Valley Falls Enduro race
      16 miles

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