For a family-friendly outing that’s scenic and adventurous, head to the Patterson Trail in Summersville, West Virginia. Based in Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park, Patterson Trail is a surprisingly easy and beautiful hike in West Virginia. And although the looped trail is only 2 miles and reaches just over 300 feet, you’ll have plenty of views to enjoy when you explore this picturesque trail in the state. Therefore, grab your camera and get hiking!

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If you’ve already hiked the Patterson Trail, feel free to share how surprised you were by how scenic and easy the hike was. And, if you’d like to explore more family-friendly trails, feel free to take a look at these 12 hikes in West Virginia and these easy West Virginia trails as well.

 

 

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