Marlin Mountain Trails

  

Multiple trails and Forest Service Roads in this area can be combined to create a 10-mile loop. Starting at the Marlinton Ranger Station, head past the cemetery and on to Forest Road 300 (Marlin Run). Climb up Forest Road 300 and continue straight over the ridge until the intersection with Forest Road 300A. Take a left onto Forest Road 300A, also known as Halfway Run, and descend 1.5 miles. Halfway Run ends at an intersection with the Greenbrier River Trail. A left on the Greenbrier River Trail leads to the Town of Marlinton. To return to the Marlinton Ranger Station, take a left onto Highway 39, then take another left on Cemetery Road

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Marlinton, WV
Information Center: Marlinton Ranger Station

General Information

General Notes:

Trail Information

Marlin Mountain East #408 is a 0.6-mile route that can be easily accessed from WV-28. The trail ascends to Forest Road 300 and can serve as a looping trail if visitors continue on the forest road, Allegheny Trail, and/or Marlin Mountain Trail #418. Turning left at this intersection leads to an Adirondack-style shelter with a picnic table and fire ring. The route is marked with blue trail blazes.
 

Marlin Mountain Trail #418 is a 1.25 miles trail located just east of Marlinton on WV-39. Due to the steep grade, some visitors may prefer to begin this trail from the other end which is accessible by non-motorized travel along FR 300 off of WV-28. The route is marked with blue trail blazes.

Additional Resources

Marlin Mountain Trails Downloadable Map


Directions:

Marlin Mountain East Trail #408 is located just off WV-28, approximately 7 miles east of Marlinton. Marlin Mountain Trail #418 is located approximately 3 miles east of Marlinton off WV-39.


Activities


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Day Hiking

Marlin Mountain East #408 is a 0.6-mile route that can be easily accessed from WV-28. The trail ascends to Forest Road 300 and can serve as a looping trail if visitors continue on the forest road, Allegheny Trail, and/or Marlin Mountain Trail #418. Turning left at this intersection leads to an Adirondack-style shelter with a picnic table and fire ring. The route is marked with blue trail blazes.
 

Marlin Mountain Trail #418 is a 1.25 miles trail located just east of Marlinton on WV-39. Due to the steep grade, some visitors may prefer to begin this trail from the other end which is accessible by non-motorized travel along FR 300 off of WV-28. The route is marked with blue trail blazes.



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