2 miles
Distance
91 ft
Climb
-755 ft
Descent
02:14:35
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of South Fork Trail
  • New River Gorge Trail Alliance
  • USFS
    USFS
    Land Manager

South Fork Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Pocahontas County
    West Virginia
  • Ref Number
    #243
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Other
  • Global Ranking
    #99077 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

.Access from Kennison Mtn parking lot. Head West on Kennison Mtn trail. Begins as short, grassy road - this is South Fork Trail, which quickly becomes singletrack. Blast through the multitude of gully crossings on tight lines. Sometimes you're riding on the shoulders of the trail.

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More Stats for South Fork bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -665 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,364 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,049 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,029 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,364 ft
  • Grade
    -5.667%
  • Grade max
    -30.254%
  • Grade min
    11.897%
  • Distance climb
    1,943 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    659 ft
  • Avg time
    02:14:35
  • Avg reverse time
    02:16:15
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
      Directions to south-fork-110418 trailhead (38.189210, -80.284100)
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      South Fork Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 15, 2018 @ 8:14pm
      Mar 15, 2018
      In good shape as of Fall, 2017. Gully crossings repaired.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2 rides
      •  

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      Mar 15, 2018 @ 8:22pm
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      Mar 15, 2018 @ 7:54pm
      Mar 15, 2018

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