Take An Easy Out-And-Back Trail To Enter Another World At Grandview’s Turkey Spur Overlook In West Virginia
There’s an easy out-and-back trail in the former Grandview State Park (now operated as a day-use park by the National Park Service) that will have you forgetting your troubles as you venture through soothing woodlands and soak in stunning, hundred-mile views. That trail is the Turkey Spur Overlook Trail near Beckley, West Virginia.
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The Turkey Spur Trail is located off a small parking area at the end of Turkey Spur Road in Beaver, West Virginia. Or, to make a day of it and see even more spectacular scenery, you can make a loop of the main overlook’s Grandview Rim Trail, the Castle Rock Trail, and the Turkey Spur Overlook Trail. To learn more about all six trails in the park, visit Grandview’s website.
Where do you go to escape the pressures of life and spend some quality one on one time with nature? There are lots of options in our area, and we’d love to hear your favorite!