These 5 Trails In West Virginia Will Lead You To Extraordinary Ruins

The lush forests of West Virginia provide some of the best spots in the country to go hiking, and often you’ll find surprises along the way. Take these trails to discover abandoned railway tunnels, pieces of ghost towns, old mining equipment, and more forgotten remnants of civilization that are going back to nature.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

For more great hiking in West Virginia, check out these 9 West Virginia trails that will lead you to unforgettable places.