Hike This Stairway To Nowhere In West Virginia For A Magical Woodland Adventure

You might think that a “stairway to nowhere” has all the makings of a good nightmare. But not this time — because we found an enchanted stairway to nowhere hidden in a historic West Virginia State Park and it takes you right up through a fairytale forest to some magical views of our little piece of almost heaven!

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Oh, and did we mention there’s a Civil War-era cannon?  Don’t miss any of the breathtaking panoramas and fascinating historical tidbits this park has to offer!

Have you visited Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park?  What interesting piece of history did you learn?  Which overlook view was your favorite?  We’d love for you to share your experience in the comments!  For more information about this hike, visit this link from AllTrails. And if you’re interested in some similar local destinations, check these out: This Waterfall Staircase Hike May Be The Most Unique In All Of West Virginia and 9 Lesser-Known State Parks In West Virginia That Will Absolutely Amaze You.

Address: 1194 Carnifex Ferry Crossing, Summersville, WV 26651, USA