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North Fork Mountain Trail

  07/28/2017 Hiked the 502 trail on Friday with my daughter and 2 nieces and the view was spectacular. Only BAD review and advice I want give is please leave your valuables at home or lock in your trunk, some POS broke into my tool box and helped themselves to my tools. I read a recent review that another hiker had their possessions stolen and I thought that they were safe in my locked tool box.... NOT
Says Gary Kramer

North Fork Mountain is the driest
    mountain in the central appalachians as it lies directly in the rain shadow of Allegheny Front, which pulls down most of the precipitation.  There is no water on or near the top anywhere so bring whatever you will need!  I have been
going up there for oh, 35 years!
Says Jim Newman

North Fork Mountain Trail is gorgeous, especially once you get to the top. Once on top of the mountain, looking down over what the locals call ''Shelby's Cliffs,'' you can see for miles and miles. Fantastic
Says Aimee

This part of West Virginia is always a pleasure to visit during hiking season. A trip to North Fork Mountain Trail wouldn't be complete without taking a look at Cold Spring.
Get covered with water paddling on Red Creek, and a good place to camp here at North Fork Mountain Trail is Big Bend - Monongahela National Forest. Getting to Jordan Run from North Fork Mountain Trail is trouble-free. Why not camp at Red Creek Campground if you're here at North Fork Mountain Trail, and North Fork Mountain Trail is a location with many visitors from Cabins.



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These outdoors activities are available near North Fork Mountain Trail.
 Campgrounds Near North Fork Mountain Trail:
Big Bend - Monongahela National Forest, Elkins , 5 miles away
Jess Judy Group, Cabins , 5 miles away
Red Creek Campground, Tucker County , 6 miles away
Smoke Hole Campground, Pendleton County , 7 miles away
Yokum's Vacationland and Princess Snowbird's Indian Village, Seneca Rocks , 15 miles away
 Whitewater Near North Fork Mountain Trail:
Potomac River - South Branch, Grant County , 5 miles away, Class I-II(III) - 16 miles long (Big Bend Campground to US220)
Red Creek, Tucker County , 8 miles away, Class V+ - 7.2 miles long (Red Creek Recreation Area to North Branch Bridge)
Potomac River - South Branch, Grant/ Hardy County , 8 miles away, Class I-II - 18.8 miles long (US 220 South of Petersburg to US 220 North of Moorefield)
Lunice Creek - North Fork, Grant County , 9 miles away, Class I-III - 6 miles long (Confluence of Shell Run to confluence of North Fork and South Fork)
Potomac River - South Branch, Pendleton/ Grant County , 9 miles away, Class I-II+(III) - 9 miles long (US 220 to Big Bend Campground)
 Public Lands Near North Fork Mountain Trail:
Shenandoah National Park, Luray - VA , 58 miles away
Blackwater Falls State Park, West Virginia , 19 miles away
Lost River State Park, West Virginia , 24 miles away
 Hotels Near North Fork Mountain Trail:
Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Keyser, Keyser , 28 miles away
Inn At Deep Creek, Oakland , 29 miles away
Wisp Resort, McHenry , 32 miles away
Quality Inn Deep Creek Lake, McHenry , 33 miles away
Hampton Inn Harrisonburg - University, Harrisonburg , 38 miles away
 Lakes Near North Fork Mountain Trail
Mount Storm Lake, Grant County , 12 miles away

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