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Level: Intermediate
Length: 20 mi (32.2 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: +1,163/224 ft
Total: 43 riders
 

Mountain Biking Blackwater Falls State Park

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#15 of 108 mountain bike trails in West Virginia
#1,630 in the world

Make sure to hit up Blackwater Bikes in town before hitting the park. They will hook you up with a map and tell you all about the trails in the area. They also had a pretty sweet selection of Cannondale and GT bikes. The trails here offer great technical climbs and descents as well as awesome scenery of the WV mountains.

First added by jtorlando25 on Aug 21, 2012. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From Richmond, take I64 exit 136 for US-15 towards Gordonsville/Palmyra. Go 12.2 miles. At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto US-33 W/N Main Street. Go 50 miles. Turn right at N Main St, then the first left onto Court Square, then the first left to stay on Court Square. Take the 1st right onto US-33 W/W Market St. Go 29 miles. Turn right to stay on US-33 and go 11.7 miles. Turn right at US-220 N/US-33 W/N Main Street. Go .6 miles. Turn left at US-33 W and go 23.8 miles. Turn left at US-33 W/W Virginia 55. Go 12.1 miles. Slight right at W Virginia 32 N. Go 19.3 miles. Turn left at Rt 29 and go 1.2 miles. Sharp left at Blackwater falls Picnic Area Rd. Go .4 miles. Continue onto Blackwater Falls Rd and go 1.2 miles. Take a right into the parking area at the Conference Center
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  • [email protected]
    ***

    Beautiful area with great mountains, but some of the rockiest, rootiest riding I have ever done. Not my favorite type of riding.

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  • merc1985
    *****

    Nice views and varied terrain and conditions. Well worth exploring!

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  • rsb201
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    A nice addition to plantation and surrounding trails in the Davis area. Make sure you hit yellow birch trail, it has plenty of gnar!!!!

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  • jtorlando25
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    One of my favorite xc rides I've gone on was here at Blackwater Falls. The trails seem very remote yet are labeled and well groomed thanks to the locals who take care of the trails. You're actually in the mountains so expect big climbs, rocks, and lots of tech gnar.

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