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Kaymoor Miners Trail

Kaymoor Rd, Fayetteville, WV 25850
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Cool trail great work out

Beautiful hike cool water features and lots of stairs. Parking at the trail head is limited don't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John C
Awesome hike! Just make sure you start out with energy!

This was one of the more challenging hikes we did while on our trip to West Virginia and it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tara I
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Toledo, Ohio
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Kaymoor Rd, Fayetteville, WV 25850
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hike cool water features and lots of stairs. Parking at the trail head is limited don't park in the no parking areas or you might get hit by a bus.

Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the more challenging hikes we did while on our trip to West Virginia and it was worth it! Just make sure you take plenty of water and don't do it at the end of a long day of activities like we...More

Thank Tara I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kaymoor Miners' trail (located on Kaymoor Road a few miles from Fayetteville, WV in the New River Gorge national recreation area) is a very strenuous hike from the gorge rim level down to the New River. The first part of the hike (1/3 mile...More

Thank WVJeff304
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hike, extremely hard if you at not used to a massive hike, mainly uphill. Just wish they had some kind of really cool attraction at the bottom. Still worth it though.

Thank Kelly A
Reviewed May 30, 2017

Okay, so it is a nice trail. The first half has a little waterfall that is pretty. Then you see some miner relics. Then you have the looooong staircase down. I was hoping for a better pay off at the bottom. Kinda disappointing. The best...More

1  Thank ddallas1969
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Short isn't always sweet :) Listed as a mile trail, strenuous -- I thought it would be cake. It has a serious decline going down & (of course!) incline coming back up. Worth the view though! and the old mine at the bottom is neat....More

1  Thank marissaj0hns0n
Reviewed June 13, 2016

As I understand it this trail is closed until repairs can be made. There are two entrances. Not only did local tourism officials not know of the closing, the sign for one entrance didn't say the other entrance was closed as well. Bummer.

1  Thank tourismgoddess
Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent hike for someone who wants to see the outdoors and have an excellent workout too. History lovers paradise. Need to be in good physical condition to attempt this.

1  Thank m h
Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

NOT for the beginning hiker. Footing is a little slick in places and incline is a bit steep. Eventually you get to stairs. LOTS of stairs!

Thank AmyZach1119
Reviewed January 5, 2016

This was awesome. My friend and I chose it to see the old mining buildings and because, mileage wise, it was an easy trail. We went in the later afternoon in January (around 35 degrees), but didn't bundle up too much, just jacket and gloves...More

2  Thank Adrianne W
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