Dolly Sods Wilderness

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Dolly Sods Wilderness is a 19.4 mile loop trail located near Cabins, West Virginia and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round.

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Very Beautiful park, with some awesome spots. Only bad thing is some of the trails aren't the greatest marked and could possibly get lost.

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The trails I took were the worse I have ever hiked! They went from hiking on a stream bed to sloshing through marsh land.Obviously whoever built the trails has no idea how to build a trail. Most of it is highly eroded becoming a stream bed in many cases. It is clear from the well worn side trails that being wet or marshy is more the rule that the exception.
Views are very nice and landscape is interesting and varied. I wish the trails were at least average which would motivate me to give it a higher score.

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The views and varying terrain are amazing. A little busy on Memorial Day, but was a great trail for a training hike for our Venturing Crew. Two wet stream crossing / fords helped make the weekend high adventure. Good opportunity to work on your land navigation skills. Cairns mark the trails, and there are trail signs at most of the key intersections, but the trails are not blazed.

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We did Rocky Ridge Trail which is in North Dolly Sods just outside of the Wilderness area. Great trail. The large rock formations made us feel like we were in Arizona. The hike went along a mountain ridge the whole time so great views which opened to wide open plains on top of a mountain with rocks everywhere and mountain views on each side. It was one of our top hikes.

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Heather Curry

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16 Completed 1 Reviews

Beautiful place but please do your homework on the trails before you set out. Cell reception is not strong, so keep a hard copy of the map!

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4 Completed 2 Reviews

Great adventure for all. Three day hike in which you see many different types of terrain all beautiful in their own way. Lots of flat places to set up camp, and the hilltop view is great.

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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Amazing three day hike. The scenery changes every few miles down the trail and is beautiful the whole way through. I would recommend this to anybody.

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16 Completed 16 Reviews

Fantastic views and varied flora. Wonderful 3 day excursion in the late spring.

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16 Completed 16 Reviews

Fantastic views especially at sunrise. Great meadow for camping.

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