Gear up your bike and head to Valley Falls State Park in Marion County, West Virginia, for a ride along the rolling mountain terrain.
Valley Falls State Park is a mountain biking paradise, offering an expansive network of trails that cater to riders of all skill levels. Whether you’re a seasoned mountain biking professional or a novice rider eager to take on a new challenge, the park has something for everyone.
For beginners, the park offers smooth, gently winding trails like the Red Cardinal Trail that provide a perfect introduction to off-road cycling. As you gain confidence and skill, progress to more technical trails like the Rhododendron Trail, which loops around the park and features high-speed drops.
The park is home to four enduro-style trails for more gravity-oriented runs, including the popular Rocky Trail West. This section is part of Valley Falls State Park’s Enduro Mountain Bike Race, held every June, and includes rock drops, steeps, tight turns, narrow bench cuts, optional lines and more.
Valley Falls State Park is renowned for its stunning waterfalls that cascade gracefully over rugged rock formations. Take a breather, soak in the scenery and capture some Instagram-worthy moments that will make your friends envy your adventure.
After an exhilarating day of mountain biking, make a flavorful pit stop in Marion County. Home to the legendary pepperoni roll, and offering a variety of Italian-American eats, sweet treats and local brews, Marion County offers a delicious post-ride experience. Indulge in the taste of victory as you refuel at charming local eateries, celebrating a day of adventure and satisfying your cravings in true West Virginian style.
Marion County offers miles of scenic hiking and biking routes, championship disc golf courses and some of the best rivers in the state. And with scenic parks, outdoor playgrounds and historic locations, there is an adventure waiting for everyone here. Get outside in Marion County, the Middle of Everywhere.
To start planning your trip, visit MarionCVB.com.