West Virginia

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

Top Photography Spots in and near West Virginia

  • Mathias, West Virginia

    Hike Cranny Crow to Millers Rock Loop

    10.6 mi / 2100 ft gain
    This is a really good day hike to explore another one of the many fantastic state parks that West Virginia has to offer while avoiding some of the crowds that many of the popular ones have. The main feature of the park is the Cranny Crow Overlook which features views into two Virginia and three W...
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  • Charleston, West Virginia

    Hike CCC Snipe Trail Loop via Alligator Rock

    3.1 mi / 600 ft gain
    Located just outside of Charleston the Kanawha State Forest is a great to experience West Virginia. This hike in particular gives you a taste of the mountains as well as a look into the deep history of coal in the area. This hike allows encounters with wildlife, as well as, blackberries for a goo...
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  • Richwood, West Virginia

    Backcountry Fly Fish on the Cranberry River

    The Cranberry Wilderness is one of the largest wilderness areas east of the Mississippi and offers a unique backcountry fly fishing opportunity within West Virginia. One of the best ways to access the Cranberry River to hike, explore, and fish the river is from the Cranberry River Campground. J...
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  • Marlinton, West Virginia

    Camp at Day Run Campground

    5.0
    Located in West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest about half way between Snowshoe and the Cranberry Glades makes this campground an ideal place to set up a base camp while you explore the surrounding area. It is located about five miles from Highland Scenic Highway (HW150), which makes it ju...
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  • Huntington, West Virginia

    Hike Overlook Trail

    4.0
    1.4 mi / 250 ft gain
    Located about 30 minutes from Huntington, the Overlook Trail gives hikers an overlooking view within Beech Fork State Park. Maps and brochures can be obtained at the park entrance. Admission is free. Upon entering the park, the trailhead is located in the first lot on your right. This trail is on...
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  • Davis, West Virginia

    Snowshoe or Cross-Country Ski Dolly Sods

    8 mi / 1400 ft gain
    From January to April, the forest roads that provide vehicle access to the Dolly Sods Wilderness in West Virginia are closed. If you're up for a cold weather adventure, park your car (in accordance with the signage and without blocking the road) and hike up the Forest Road 75 near Davis, WV, to B...
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  • Hillsboro, West Virginia

    Williams River Overlook

    This scenic overlook is along the Highland Scenic Highway. The highway runs through the Monongahela National Forest. The overlook has an amazing view and is a great area to explore. There are two trails that lead off from the overlook and they have a gorgeous spruce forests.  
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