Directions: From Fayetteville take Salem-Gatewood Rd. to the New River Gorge Access at Cunard (NPS). The trail head is located at the top of the Gorge. Parking lot will be on the right. Trailhead is 100yds back on the left(as you drove in). The other end of the trail can be found on Fayette Station Rd. Drive across the New River Gorge Bridge(US Rt. 19N). Turn right at the Canyon Rim Visitor Center and follow the road down and across the New River again. As you drive up the other side of the river the trailhead will be on your right approximately 1.5 miles from the river.
Trail Information: Mainly single track. Follows the contour lines of the Gorge. At times you will get spectacular views of the New River 1000' below, and at other times you will be hidden in the woods. Trail conditions are hardpacked earth with some creek crossings (due to flood of '01).
Miscellaneous Information: Great restuarants in Fayetteville, Catherdral Cafe for breakfast & lunch(dinner in the summer) and Canyon Door for dinner year round. Great whitewater in the area as well. New, Gauley, Meadow rivers.