2 miles
869 ft
-435 ft
1,999 ft
High Point

Craig Branch Details

  • Riding area
    New River Gorge Trails
    Fayetteville, West Virginia
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Technically mellow, but very steep in places, most people use Craig Branch as quick escape to the top of the Gorge. However, it can also be fun fast descent down to the Kaymoor Trail too.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Craig Branch mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    434 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,565 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,565 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,999 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    4,018 ft
  • Distance flat
    905 ft
  • Avg reverse time
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Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to craig-branch trailhead (38.045690, -81.041460)
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