9 miles
Distance
1,565 ft
Climb
-1,561 ft
Descent
1,868 ft
High Point

High Rock Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    No Mountain Biking
  • Riding Area
    Sleepy Creek WMA
    Hedgesville, West Virginia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Allows Hunting
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Hiking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running

Loop from the Brush Creek parking lot to get you to High Rock. Great overlook and the singletrack runs right on the edge of the rock cliff. Climb is mostly fire road that is not traveled. Pretty much a 4 mile climb then the rest is pretty fun. Technical descent through rocks with drops that lead to some of the sweetest Singletrack in the area.

More Stats for High Rock Loop hike trail
  • Altitude change
    5 ft
  • Altitude min
    941 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,188 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,192 ft
  • Grade
    0.009%
  • Grade max
    -37.392%
  • Grade min
    28.753%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
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Status:
on Jul 18, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      High Rock Loop Trail Reports

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      Jul 18, 2019 @ 9:58pm
      Jul 18, 2019
      Wash outs, deadfalls, chest high overgrowth, aggressive prickers, and a hiking only sign once I was at point of no return on the loop as darkness...
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 9:55pm
      Jul 18, 2019
      Most of loop is very overgrown mid summer. Long stretches of waist and chest high growth. Many wash outs and dead falls. Unfortunately not...
      Jun 24, 2019 @ 11:35am
      Jun 24, 2019
      Marked in multiple places foot traffic and hiking only. Not for mountain biking anymore it seems....
      Apr 13, 2018 @ 6:30pm
      Apr 13, 2018
      The middle third of the fire road section has been completely destroyed by folks four wheeling with full size vehicles. A lot of it is un-rideable...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
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      • 0 rides
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      Photos

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      13 |
      Jun 23, 2019 @ 2:00pm
      Jun 23, 2019
      17 |
      Jun 23, 2019 @ 2:00pm
      Jun 23, 2019
      128 |
      Apr 13, 2018 @ 6:35pm
      Apr 13, 2018
      65 |
      Apr 13, 2018 @ 6:34pm
      Apr 13, 2018

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag powdersuber (Jun 23, 2019 at 13:59)
       Posted two photos of both directions. It is marked foot traffic and hikers only now Frown
      [Reply]

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