Cradled in the heart of West Virginia's lush pine forests, Davis Trail is more than just a biking trail—it's a thrilling, adrenaline-pumping experience. With a distance of 4 miles, this trail is not for the faint-hearted; it has been labeled 'Very Difficult'. Nestled between Canaan Valley State Park and Blackwater Falls State Park, Davis Trail offers cyclists the chance to immerse themselves in the region's awe-inspiring natural beauty.
To make the most of this unique trail, start at the Allegheny Trail/Davis Trail trailhead on Canaan Loop Rd and proceed downhill toward Blackwater Falls State Park. The trail is part of the broader Allegheny Trail in this section and is also a key segment of the Park to Park route between Canaan Valley State Park and Blackwater Falls SP.
The trail is well-known for its challenging terrain, featuring a plethora of roots and rocks, making it an intermediate or 'blue' trail. The adventure kicks in right from the get-go, so prepare for a thrilling ride. You can either ride the Davis Trail from Blackwater Falls towards Canaan Loop Rd or make a loop by taking a right on Yellow Birch Trail just before hitting the road.
One avid cyclist who recently experienced Davis Trail pointed out the trail's exhilarating features and how they make for a wholesome experience. Although slightly worn down from a previous ride at Moonrocks, they immensely enjoyed the route. The picturesque surroundings, combined with a technically demanding trail, left a lasting impression.
Embark on an adventure and explore Davis Trail for an unparalleled biking experience amid West Virginia's natural splendor.