The West Virginia. Cyclopedia
Valley Falls State Park
Valley Falls State Park (map), in Marion County, southeast of Fairmont, WV, preserves 1,145 wooded acres surrounding Valley Falls on the Tygart River. Popular visitor activities include hiking, sightseeing, and fishing in the Tygart River.
Recreation: hiking trails, fishing, boating
Dining: picnic area
Highlights: Valley Falls, Mill Ruins
Valley Falls State Park: Official Website
Rt. 6, Box 244, Fairmont, WV 26273 / Phone: (304) 367-2719
Valley Falls Hiking Trails
Valley Falls provides hikers more than 18 miles of woodland trails.
Tygart Valley River Trail
.2 miles: mostly level with one steep incline
3.2 miles: moderately steep near end, otherwise relatively easy
2.1 miles: about 50 percent nearly level with modest up hill grade
Red Cardinal Trail
2 miles: all down hill from park entrance.
.8 miles: steep from Rhododendron Trail, then leveling off
Wild Turkey Trail
1.2 miles: extremely steep from either end, otherwise follows near level ridge.
Red Fox Trail
.8 miles: steep grade from Deer Trail