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Level: Advanced
Length: 15 mi (24.1 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +524/ -524 ft
Total: 25 riders

Mountain Biking Spruce Knob Loop

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#6 of 109 mountain bike trails in West Virginia
#476 in the world

If you don't have a shuttle, start on the Fire Road at the Seneca Creek Trailhead, ride up the fire road to the top of Spruce Knob, 6 miles. Follow Huckleberry till you come to the first intersection, stay left on Huckleberry, then in a short distance you will go left again. Follow the trail till you come to Lumberjack trail and then across Lumberjack on a trail marked "to Seneca Creek" In a short distance, Judy Springs trail will take off on your left. Make sure your brakes are adjusted here because it is a couple miles of steep, offcamber downhill with some tough little dips with lots of rocks in them. Watch your speed because they come up fast. You will know when you are about there, because you will come into a nasty rockgarden on the side of a step hill. It can be ridden, just go for it. Stay to the right near the bottom due to a drop off before the creek. After a short climb and another short downhill you will come out a Judy Springs remote campsites, cross the wooden walk bridge and take a left on Seneca Creek Trail. This portion is a gradual climb for about 3 miles back to your vehicle.
If you have a shuttle, you can leave one vehicle at Seneca Creek Trailhead and drive to the top of Spruce Knob, however you will miss some awesome scenery.
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First added by Outdoornut on Feb 4, 2008. 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
Huckleberry Trail begins in the first parking area on the left at the top of Spruce Knob, the highest point in the state. It follows a very rocky, rooty ridge for several miles and then goes down the mountain on some very rocky and steep downhill sections. To make the loop you will connect with a couple other trails.
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