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Ragnar Trail Appalachians West Virginia

Ragnar Trail Appalachians West Virginia

My second time running a Ragnar Trail race! I originally was not planning on doing this race, but there were a few last minute drop outs and I was offered a spot on a team so I joined! I had a really good time running Ragnar Trail Richmond back in April so I was excited to see what West Virginia had in store for us! Let me reiterate a little from my last Ragnar post for those who have not…

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Hawks Nest State Park

Hawks Nest State Park

Hawks Nest State Park is a park I stumbled upon while driving along Route 60. I am glad I made the stop because I discovered the most scenic panoramic views of the New River located around 750 feet (230m) down below. It could not have been a more beautiful day to visit Hawks Nest State Park out in West Virginia!  This scenic view is located just within the park.  Just a short walk away led to one of the most…

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Cathedral Falls

Cathedral Falls

With a height of 60 feet, Cathedral Falls is one of the highest and most beautiful waterfalls in the state of West Virginia. Tucked away in a little ravine, Cathedral Falls towers down a canyon into a creek below that leads into the New River. The convenience of this waterfall being located just off the main road makes it worth the visit. DRIVING DIRECTIONS Cathedral Falls is located just one mile east from the Gauley Bridge and is conveniently located just right off of the…

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Brush Creek Falls

Brush Creek Falls

Brush Creek Falls is located in the Brush Creek Nature Reserve in West Virginia and has a height of 25 feet. It was a fairly short walk on the trail to the falls. I came during winter time and was lucky to have this waterfall all to myself. This waterfall definitely looked like it could be a popular swimming hole during the summer time. DRIVING DIRECTIONS Brush Creek Falls is located just off of the main highway of US 77 and…

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