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Trail Overview

Bearwallow, located in Logan WV, is THE one and only Hatfield-McCoy Trail destination currently open to the 4×4 enthusiast. Bearwallow offers trails open to all off-road user groups including: 4×4, SxS, ATV, and Dirt Bikes. This trail system is also located just at the foothills of the historic Battle of Blair Mountain site.

Most notably, Bearwallow offers…….

* Approximately 70 miles of trails when all are open to the public

* Trail mileage for novice, intermediate, and advance skill level riders

* Miles of trails for each of the following user groups: 4×4, SxS, ATV, and Dirt Bikes

* Great destination for a 1 day or multi day adventure

* Some lodging options to choose from in various categories, group sizes and price ranges

* A staffed trailhead in Ethel, WV with a large parking lot and restrooms for day visitors

* Trail user permits are available at the trailhead from 9 AM to 2 PM each day of the week

* A community connector to the town of Logan, WV and direct riding through Logan to the Fountain Place Mall, Country Roads Visitors Center, and Southern West Virginia Community College

* Amenities such as food, gas, lodging, souvenirs and more are easily accessible by the community connector in the town of Logan, WV


Visitors to this trails should also…..

* Note that the Bearwallow trails do not have a direct connection to other trail systems


Trailhead Location

247 Bearwallow Dr.
Ethel, WV 25076

GPS: Lat 37.85384 Long -81.93193

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Trail Updates for Friday, Sep 18

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Bearwallow: Difficulty Breakdown

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34% Easiest

39% More Difficult

14% Most Difficult

10% Most Difficult

3% Single Track

Trailhead Amenities

  • 2+ acre parking lot
  • Staffed trailhead
  • On-site restrooms
  • Permit and Merchandise Sales

Permit Information

Permits are required to access the Bearwallow Trail System. Permits are valid for a full calendar year and provide access to all Hatfield-McCoy Trail systems.