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stunning scenery easy walk

Walk along rushing stream. Cliffs. Easy walk from bottom of the tram way to the top near Anstead... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
adventure30122772011
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We spent about an hour here. We arrived after 5 pm. We did some hiking and picture taking. It... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
ckelbley16
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“stunning scenery easy walk”
8 Aug 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Walk along rushing stream. Cliffs. Easy walk from bottom of the tram way to the top near Anstead town.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank adventure30122772011
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We spent about an hour here. We arrived after 5 pm. We did some hiking and picture taking. It started to rain so we did not get to the waterfall. We did get to see some scenic overlooks. It was very pretty here. It would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ckelbley16
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We ended our honeymoon with this trail to see the waterfalls. The lady in the office at Country Road Cabins recommended it since I have an obsession for waterfalls and hiking. We took the air tram down to the trail the air tram is maybe...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank Kelli_Gaile91
Reviewed 27 July 2017

While visiting Hawks Nest SP, we took the air tram down to the trail (it costs a few dollars a person but they are closed on Wednesdays for maintenance); you do have to walk to the trail head, which is right before the railroad tracks,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank roseytheriveter
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We rode the air tram down to the river. At the bottom there is a small gift shop, nature center, and walking paths. It was relaxing. The staff was very friendly. There was also a jet boat ride. I highly recommend this activity. The driver...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Darci U
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Saturday, May 20, 2017 Allison, her two teenage sons, and I finally located the Rail Trail after asking the nice young lady in the gift shop at Hawks Nest Lodge. We drove on a narrow gravel road and parked in a tiny dirt spot(muddy that...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank MariefromGeorgia
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We walked about half the trail and it was very peaceful and beautiful. The river roars below but we did not find any place where we could go to the river for photographs. We crossed an old trestle bridge and a little footbridge below it...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank alicat067
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We love hiking and exploring new areas in nature. On a recent trip to West Virginia, we chose to stay at Hawks Nest Lodge (BTW.. awesome selection) and when asking for a trail map for hiking in the state park, the knowledgeable girl at the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Steve T
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Hiked out Hawks Nest Rail Trail from the Ansted Trailhead. The trail itself is about 2 miles long, running from the town of Ansted to the bottom of the tramway at Hawks Nest State Park, my husband and I hiked out a little over half...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank eightwednesday
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stayed at HNSP Lodge and the Rail Trail was below the lodge down in the gorge. We took a tram from the lodge to the trail. It was about 2 m. long one way passing several waterfalls and rail ruins. It was not very...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank CDMVaBeach
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