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“Loved it!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of White Oak Rail Trail (Oak Hill Trail)

White Oak Rail Trail (Oak Hill Trail)
Virginia Street, Oak Hill, WV
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“Loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Our whole family enjoyed a good bit of this trail. Although it was hard to find from the Rails to Trails website, once we did I didn't want to leave. We found a trailhead before the Pizza Hut off Oyler road. From the gravel lot, turn left and then left again for a ride through town, past the fire station, police station and old railroad station. Then the trail splits and we took the path to the right. Long downhill coast was shady but that also meant a harder ride back. Turn left from the gravel lot and then right down the path and you'll be in a shady, less populated area. We didn't go too far that way since we were hungry and Cafe 110 was calling our name!

Visited August 2013
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Scarbro, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Running, walking, biking--take your pick”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

These trails are just great. Since they were created from railroad tracks through Oak Hill, the grade is never too steep. I've seen foxes, raccoons, snakes (just the small garden variety) and plenty of cats. Unfortunately, there are also a few dogs whose owners do not keep them on leashes. As a runner, this is a particular problem and I usually try to make my presence known well before I reach them on the trail. That said, it's well worth the risk and most of the dogs are very friendly. If you're into botany, you'll also enjoy the various plants, trees, and blooms at various times during the year. These trails were a long time coming, but well worth the wait.

Visited May 2013
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