There’s no shortage of beautiful views to be had in West Virginia. These include hundreds of stunning overlooks accessible both by hiking trail and scenic byway that all provide excellent vistas of our stunning portion of the aged Appalachian Mountains. But every so often, the best way to see West Virginia’s beautiful scenery is actually to leave West Virginia altogether by crossing the border into one of our neighboring states. It’s worth the trip, though, as this is easily one of best hiking trails in the U.S.

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To learn more about how to reach the Maryland Heights Trail, visit the National Park Service’s website. For more beautiful West Virginia views, check out these 14 that are among the most scenic in the state.

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