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McGowan Mountain Trail

  Alright, enough of spending all this time inside a building, time to get out, and McGowan Mountain Trail in Randolph County, West Virginia is a good choice. This part of West Virginia is always a pleasure to visit during hiking season. Blackwater Falls State Park is a great location to pop by, and lots of people from Kerens come here. A pleasant location for whitewater paddling next to McGowan Mountain Trail is Cheat River - Shavers Fork, and if you came
    for an overnight stay Bear Heaven Camp Ground is a wonderful place to camp. In case you donít have a problem getting dripping wet, you can always go whitewater paddling on Otter Creek. Revelle Campgrounds is a good local campground.
The warmest time of the year at McGowan Mountain Trail arrives with high temperatures in the 80's while overnight lows are commonly in the 50's. All through the winter the highs are generally in the 30's with winter lows in the 10's overnight here at McGowan Mountain Trail. McGowan Mountain Trail is a wet site that gets a good deal of rainfall. July is the month that gets the most rain; February on the other hand is the driest. 

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These outdoors activities are available near McGowan Mountain Trail.
 Trails Near McGowan Mountain Trail:
Laurel Lick Run Trail, Randolph County , 7 miles away
 Campgrounds Near McGowan Mountain Trail:
Bear Heaven Campground, Elkins , 3 miles away
Revelle Campgrounds, Bowden , 4 miles away
Alpine Shores Campground, Bowden , 4 miles away
Revelle's River Resorts, Bowden , 4 miles away
Stuart Recreation Area - Monongahela National Forest, Elkins , 6 miles away
 Whitewater Near McGowan Mountain Trail:
Cheat River - Shavers Fork, Randolph Tucker County , 2 miles away, Class I-II - 15.9 miles long (Bridge crossing Shavers Fork Close to Little Black Fork to Parsons)
Otter Creek, Randolph / Tucker County , 3 miles away, Class IV-V(V+) - 9 miles long (to Big Spring Gap)
Cheat River - Shavers Fork, Randolph County , 4 miles away, Class I-II - 14.6 miles long (Bowden to bridge crossing Shavers Fork Close to Little Black Fork)
Otter Creek, Tucker County , 5 miles away, Class IV - 2.6 miles long (Big Springs Gap to Cheat River)
Cheat River - Glady Fork, Randolph County , 6 miles away, Class I-II - 9.9 miles long (US 33 Bridge to CR 12 bridge Close to Sully)
 Hotels Near McGowan Mountain Trail:
Iron Road Inn, Elkins , 11 miles away
Hampton Inn Elkins, Elkins , 11 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites ELKINS, Elkins , 11 miles away
ELKINS INN AND SUITES, Elkins , 11 miles away
Super 8 Elkins, Elkins , 13 miles away

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