The Best Day Hikes: West Virginia - Backpacker

The Best Day Hikes in America: North Fork Mountain to Chimney Top

Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia
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North Fork Mtn dayhike

View of North Fork Mtn.

Keep your eyes peeled for raptors circling above the hardwood-filled valleys on a stiff climb to an exposed ridge. A class 3 scramble lands you on 3,120-foot Chimney Top, a sandstone pillar with views of the Dolly Sods.

Distance 6 miles (out and back) Trailhead 38.989032, -79.220717 Drive time 2:01 from Morgantown Season July to October Contact