Hiking To This Above Ground Cave In West Virginia Will Give You A Surreal Experience

When most people think of caves in West Virginia, it calls to mind guided tours of deep caverns winding through the earth, replete with stalagmites rising from the ground like misshapen pillars and stalagmites hanging from the ceilings like broken chandeliers. But not all caves require a trek underground, and this particular trail in Barbour County combines the beauty of the outdoors with the stone foundations that are generally hidden beneath our feet.

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This is just one of many places across the mountain state with great scenery and atypical geological features. If you have never been there, it is definitely worth a look. If you have been there, it might be time to see it again.

Do you know of any more unusual trails in West Virginia that are unique in some way? Feel free to make a comment below and let us know.

To learn about another cool trail in West Virginia, check out this wildflower trail in Morgantown.