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The Best Hiking in Fayetteville

Looking for the best hiking in Fayetteville? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Fayetteville. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Fayetteville

  • Fayetteville, West Virginia

    Timber Ridge Trail

    1.69 mi / 151 ft gain
    Timber Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Fayetteville, West Virginia.
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  • Fayetteville, West Virginia

    Hike the Long Point Trail

    4.8
    3.2 mi / 200 ft gain
    With minimal elevation gain, this 3.2 mile hike can be done in a short amount of time. From the parking lot, take the trail to the right of the bathroom. There will be two trail intersections at 0.4 miles and 0.7 miles, both of which are well marked. Stay straight at both intersections to remain ...
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  • Lansing, West Virginia

    Canyon Rim Overlook Boardwalk

    5.0
    0.62 mi / 151 ft gain
    Canyon Rim Overlook Boardwalk is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Lansing, West Virginia.
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  • Fayetteville, West Virginia

    Butchers Branch Trail

    1.27 mi / 157 ft gain
    Butchers Branch Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Fayetteville, West Virginia.
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  • Fayetteville, West Virginia

    Kaymoor Miner's Trail

    1.47 mi / 925 ft gain
    Kaymoor Miner's Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Fayetteville, West Virginia.
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  • Fayetteville, West Virginia

    Hike the Kaymoor Miners Trail

    5.0
    2 mi / 900 ft gain
    Kaymoor was on old West Virginia coal mining town that thrived in the early 1900's until it was abandoned in the 1950's. Along this trail you will see remnants of the old mine entrance, mining cars, a coal processing plant, and coke ovens, among other structures. This trail, although short, is qu...
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  • Fayetteville, West Virginia

    Arrowhead Loop Trail

    6.38 mi / 889 ft gain
    Arrowhead Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Fayetteville, West Virginia.
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  • Edmond, West Virginia

    Endless Wall

    2.29 mi / 390 ft gain
    Endless Wall Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Lansing, West Virginia.
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  • Edmond, West Virginia

    Hike the Endless Wall Trail

    4.5
    2 mi / 260 ft gain
    From the Fern Creek Trailhead this is a 2.0 mile out and back hike to Diamond Point. The trail is relatively flat with minimal elevation gain and has a bridge stream crossing. When you arrive at the sign stating "Climber's Access", take a short side trip here to see the views of the gorge. Contin...
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  • Fayetteville, West Virginia

    Hike Around the Trails of Nuttallburg

    5.0
    3 mi / 200 ft gain
    **The road to Nuttallburg is part gravel and only wide enough for one car. Take caution driving along this road-you may have to back up some if you meet another car. Nuttallburg is an old coal mining town that once thrived in the early 1900's, but fell into ruin and then was restored by the Natio...
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  • Edmond, West Virginia

    Headhouse Trail

    1.28 mi / 358 ft gain
    Headhouse Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Fayetteville, West Virginia.
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  • Fayetteville, West Virginia

    Hike to the Nuttallburg Headhouse

    1.4 mi / 400 ft gain
    From Lansing-Edmond road, turn right onto Beauty Mountain Road. Go for 0.1 miles and the road will appear to split into three roads. The main road goes left, but take the middle road here. After another 0.1 miles you will arrive at a gate with a few parking spaces on the left side. Do not block t...
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  • Fayetteville, West Virginia

    Keeneys Creek to Nuttallburg

    2.8 mi / 440 ft gain
    Keeneys Creek to Nuttallburg is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Edmond, West Virginia.
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  • Edmond, West Virginia

    Beauty Mountain Trail

    5.0
    1.1 mi / 279 ft gain
    The Beauty Mountain Trail Head is located less than 10 miles form Fayetteville, WV.  To reach the trail head, you will have to travel down some very narrow roads, and I recommend going old school and printing out the directions because cell service in the area is not the best.  Once at the trail ...
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  • Ansted, West Virginia

    Turkey Creek Falls in Hawks Nest SP

    0.99 mi / 26 ft gain
    Park in the boat ramp lot by Hawks Nest Lake. Note that the road to get down to this parking lot is a one lane (two-way traffic) steep gravel road, but it is passable with low-clearance vehicles.  From the parking area take the path towards the Hawks Nest Dam, also labeled the "Fisherman's Trail...
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  • Ansted, West Virginia

    Hike the Hawks Nest Rail Trail

    4.0
    3.6 mi / 200 ft gain
    You can start walking on this well-graded rail trail either from Ansted or down by the New River at the Hawk's Nest Nature Center. If you start from the top you will lose a couple hundred feet in elevation and have to walk back up to your car (it is an easy walk though). Bikes are also allowed on...
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