Castle Rock Trail

Trail Rating: strenuous
Trail Length: 0.6 miles

Castle Rock Trail

This steep and rocky trail leads hikers beneath the Grandview cliffline at the rim of the New River Gorge and past the base of crenelated “Castle Rock.” Its course ventures across uneven, rocky footing and along drop-offs and is not recommended for young children.

Map: Castle Rock Trail

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Trailhead Information


Grandview Trailhead: From I-64 at Grandview (Exit 129) follow WV-9 north 4.5 miles into the park at Grandview. Follow signs to the Main Overlook, passing the Cliffside Amphitheatre on the right. Park in the Main Overlook parking area near the Grandview Visitor Center. Its trailhead is near the Main Overlook.

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