Canaan Valley
State Park

Canaan Valley Resort State Park offers about 18 miles of diverse and interesting trails within its 6,000 areas. Elevations range from 3,200′ to 4,308′ atop Bald Knob. Amenities include a golf course, pool, ski resort, ice skating area, tennis courts, and much more.

Camping is permitted only in the designated campground. Use of designated trails only is strongly encouraged. Dogs must be on a leash when in or around public use areas, including designated roads and trails. Hunting is not permitted. Fishing is allowed in accordances to state rules and regulations.

Contact the State Park at 304-866-4121 for more information. 

Trail Difficulty Guidelines:


Difficulty guidelines are provided to indicate the relative technical difficulty of each trail, not the physical exertion required. Varying conditions may be encountered due to topography, season of the year, weather, and level of trail maintenance and experience. Direction of travel and type of use also affect the relative difficulty. Consider these guidelines, trail distances, elevation change, and your own physical and mental limits to select an appropriate trail. Be smart. Be safe. 

Easier – Mostly smooth and wide with occasional unevenness. 

More – Many uneven and variable surfaces and widths. 

Most- Long, rocky or uneven segments. Variable widths and often narrow.