Located in Canaan Mountain area of the Monongahela National Forest. Many people use this trail in conjunction with the x-country ski trail to walk between the Blackwater Falls State Park and the Canaan Valley State Park. This trail is also part of the Allegheny Trail. The trail has many wet places. Horses are allowed, but not recommended. Trail is marked with blue blazes and signs. Hiking shelter is located just north of the junction with Plantation Trail.
Parking and Trail Access
Parking is located within the Blackwater Falls State Park near the horse stables. The trail can also be accessed from Canaan Loop Road (Forest Road 13). This road is located off of St. Rt. 32 approximately 3.3 miles south of Davis, WV. From Canaan Valley State Park, follow the x-country ski trail north until it's junction with Canaan Loop Road. Turn right on Canaan Loop Road and then left onto the Davis Trail.