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Hiking Trails

Discover these trails at Cabwaylingo State Forest.

Ash Branch Trail

Trail length – 2 miles.
Ash Branch Trail  begins near Cabin #8 and extends to the Perry Ridge vicinity, then ends at Long Branch Picnic Area.

Copley Trail

Trail length – 3 miles.
Copley Trail begins near cabin #7 and goes to Tick Ridge. It then comes of the mountain to the swimming pool.  Points of interest to notice are the rock formations running the top of the ridge.

Indian Trail

Trail length – 1 mile.
Indian Trail begins near the Group Camp and ends at Tick Ridge Fire Tower location (built in 1934).

Martin Ridge Trail

Trail length – 1-1/2 miles
Martin Ridge Trail begins in Doane Hollow Picnic Area and ends on Martin Ridge Road.  The trail connects Sleepy Hollow Trail at approximately 1 mile.

Sleepy Hollow Trail

Trail length –
Sleepy Hollow Trail begins  across from Cabin #1 off of the side of Sweet Water Road. It connects after two miles with Martin Ridge Trail.

Spruce Creek Trail

Trail length – 1 mile
Spruce Creek Trail begins in Spruce Creek Picnic Area and connects with Tick Ridge Road.

Trail users are encouraged to wear blaze orange or brightly colored outerwear during hunting seasons. For West Virginia hunting regulations and seasons click here.  (Please allow time for the publication to load on your computer.)

Hunting is permitted on state forests and wildlife management areas.  Hunting is prohibited on state parks.

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