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Glade Creek Hike – Get Active in the Park

August 17 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm

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Join us for a 8-10 mile hike of the Glade Creek Trail on Sunday, August 18th at 10am. This hike follows an abandoned railroad along Glade Creek. We will pass a number of cascades and small waterfalls along the way. The trail offers an enjoyable stroll at a very moderate grade and is popular with hikers of most ages and abilities. Please come wearing sturdy covered toed shoes and plenty of water!

Directions:
From Beckley:
From Route 19 (Eisenhower Drive), take Route 41 north toward Prince. Turn right onto the Glade Creek Road, just before the bridge at Prince. Follow the gravel road seven miles; it ends at the Glade Creek trailhead.

From Fayetteville:
Follow Route 19 south; take the Glen Jean exit. Turn right onto Route 61 south; follow Route 61 for 2.8 miles. Turn left, staying on Route 61, and continue for another 4.6 miles. Turn left onto Route 41 north; follow Route 41 for 4.0 miles toward Prince. Turn right onto the Glade Creek Road, just before the bridge at Prince. Follow the gravel road 7.0 miles; it ends at the Glade Creek trailhead.

About Get Active in the Park:
Get Active in the Park is an innovative partnership between the National Park Service and Active Southern West Virginia. Trained Community Captains deliver free, beginner-level instructional programs to the New River Gorge region. Get Active in the Park empowers our community to see outdoor spaces as a place for health and wellness to take place. This project was made possible by a funding award from the National Park Service and Outdoor Foundation.


Visit us at www.activeswv.org | 304-254-8488