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I wasn’t expecting the long drive with minimal directions once arriving. The area is truly wilderness and not a highly traveled so if you are looking for a place to escape, you should go to Dolly Sods.
SOOOO...it was beautiful area BUT...it is very wet and muddy in places---I actually stepped into a mud hole and sank up to my knees in mud----thankfully there was a river that I could wash my boots/socks in. Campground was full, so we camped in woods...More
If you’re looking for a great way to introduce your kids to backcountry camping, I highly recommend Dolly Sods. Over a weekend in May we took our boys (9 and 7) for two nights. We did the Fisher Spring Run hike to Red Creek and...More
While off the beaten path, this is not a 'secret' location as demonstrated by the lines of cars and hikers here on Memorial Day weekend. Still, this is a outstanding wilderness area with many trails in a enclosed area. Be prepared for your feet to...More
Bordering the next-door Dolly Sods Wilderness, but much more accessible, we started our day with Bear Rocks, truly an absolute must in the Thomas/Davis area. It's their crown jewel, but I probably said the same about Blackwater Falls. Heck, all of West Virginia is a...More
The husband and I took a group of 8 kids with us to hike Dolly Sods in search of a swimming hole and waterfall. Beautiful area, decently marked trails, not too overgrown in most places. We had quite an adventure hiking our way down the...More
If you're a naturalist, hiker, camper or outdoors person, you'll love the Sods. No comforts of home. Beautiful fresh air, wild flowers, berries for picking, clean water streams and views that will leave you breathless. NOW if you think you're going to find a lodge...More
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You can drive to parking lot right next to Bear Rocks. Walk perhaps 100 yards will put you on Rocks with great views!! There are several bushes/plants so maybe wear lightweight pants to protect legs. Also, no guard rails... More
You can drive to parking lot right next to Bear Rocks. Walk perhaps 100 yards will put you on Rocks with great views!! There are several bushes/plants so maybe wear lightweight pants to protect legs. Also, no guard rails on top of boulders so easy to fall if not careful. Have a great time!!