Seneca Rocks, WV (6-24-09) - dwhike
Seneca Rocks

Seneca Rocks, WV

A quick power-walk up one of West Virginia's most famous landmarks. My bro' and I reckoned we could make the 900', 2.6 mile round-trip while the others had lunch. Turns out it was one of the most rewarding hikes of our summer vacation. Vertigo in the mountains is not usually something I suffer from; atop Seneca Rocks however...

Trailhead GPS Coordinates:  38.835701, -79.372557

Hike Length: 3.0 miles                  Hike Duration: 1:20

Trailhead Temp: 80'F

Min. Elevation: 1,550'                    Max. Elevation: 2,400'

Total Vertical Gain: 850'                Avg. Elevation Gain / Mile: 567'

Trails Used (blaze color):  Seneca Rocks Trail (unblazed)