The breakdown in trail mileage and percentage for this trail system are as follows: 18 miles or 30% are green trails (easiest), 25.5 miles 41% blue (more difficult), 12.7 miles or 20% black (most difficult), .5 miles or 1% red/black (extremely difficult), and 5.6 miles or 8% are orange trails (single track).
This trail system offers community access to the Town of Northfork and the Town of Keystone. Nearby communities offer fuel, food, and lodging accommodations. Indian Ridge is directly in the center of the southern trails trio offering the best access to riders of all three trail systems: Indian Ridge, Pinnacle Creek & Pocahontas.
The physical address for this Trailhead is....Northfork, WV 24868
The GPS Coordinates for this Trailhead are......Latitude 37.41330, Longitude -81.35263
Most noted for..... one third of the largest continuous areas of the HMT network along with Pinnacle Creek and Indian Ridge trail systems and connectors. Pocahontas is also know for historic former millionaire town of Bramwell where it's trailhead is located.
Percentage breakdown of trails by difficulty rating are as follows; Easiest (Green): 22%, More Difficult (Blue): 47%, Most Difficult (Black): 22%, Most Difficult (Red/Black): 3%, Single Track (Orange): 6%.
The Pocahontas trail system is the nearest HMT trail to the I-77 Turnpike. The trailhead is located at 174 Simmons Ave. Bramwell, WV 24715 (lat N 37 19 40, long W 81 18 47). Plans are for renovations to begin on the trailhead facility sometime in 2014. The trailhead site currently has a 2+ acre parking lot and onsite portable restrooms. Pocahontas Trail connects to the community of Bramwell, WV.
The Pinnacle Creek Trail System connects to Indian Ridge via Trail 20/27. Most noted for..... one third of the
largest continuous areas of the HMT network along with Pocahontas and
Indian Ridge trail systems and connectors. Pinnacle Creek is also know
for it's scenery and proximity to Twin Falls State Park (15 miles) as
well as skiing and whitewater rafting (within 1 hour).
Percentage breakdown of trails by difficulty rating are as follows;
Easiest (Green): 33%, More Difficult (Blue): 41%, Most Difficult (Black): 8%, Most Difficult (Red/Black): 10%, Single Track (Orange): 8%,
Trailhead: Located at 2733 Pinnacle Road, Pineville, WV 24874 (lat 37.55580, long -81.50793)
Has a 2+ acre parking lot, staffed trailhead, on site restrooms, permits & merchandise. Pinnacle Creek Trail connects to the communities of Pineville, WV and Mullins, WV.