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

Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia

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