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Cheat Lake Trail

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Wonderful place to spend time with family and friends boating hiking just relax Leisure Time... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Shinnston, West Virginia
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Parking is a little questionble as it is on top of a hill & u need to walk down to get to the... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Karen H
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“beach area”(2 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful place to spend time with family and friends boating hiking just relax Leisure Time beautiful place

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank garythephenom
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Parking is a little questionble as it is on top of a hill & u need to walk down to get to the trail. The trail itself is paved & level. Great for beginners, seniors or small children. Follows the river for very scenic views.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Karen H
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Stopped here on a Monday morning (down a narrow, curvy road to the lake) and enjoyed a walk along the lake, over a couple bridges. Wide, level path makes for easy walking. There are historical signs along the way. The geese & their babies were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank bluehighwaysPA
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Great place to go hiking jogging and just soaking in the beauty of nature itself. The safe place to travel on the trail jogging and hiking and it's right near the water so in the summer and spring you know swimming the perfect place just...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 16 November 2017

great place and has been for a LONG time! IT is really the moniker for WVA in that it is the essence of "wild and wonderful west virgina" how bout them eers!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank TripMember11272017
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

A gem of a place to visit - many options to enjoy from walking or bike riding the 4 mile trail - to swimming at the beach - seasonal boat ramp- fishing - picnicking - playground - beautiful view of Cheat lake

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank kristind19
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Love this place! Been enjoying it for years. The road to is rough and narrow but our expedition always makes it through :). Unless you have a handicap parking pass you have to park up a very steep, long hill from the lake and walking...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank dandl07
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This trail is so tranquil. We like to ride bikes here occasionally. The trail is flat so it makes riding bikes or walking a breeze. You have full view of the lake the whole trail. There are clean restrooms here too, with a little park...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank tina b
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We walked towards the dam. It took about an hour to complete the roundtrip walk. The trail was wide and well maintained. It's located right next to Cheat Lake and has nice tree cover so you don't get too hot. There are clean rest rooms...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Friendship53
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Just passed the city limits, the Cheat Lake Trail allows you to walk, run, ride and experience the lake, in a lake, wooded setting. The trail winds around the banks of Cheat Lake, there is are park benches, fishing piers, rest facilities, playground, security.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank dylanbug12
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16 July 2018|
Response from Rebecca H | Reviewed this property |
30 March 2018|
Response from dandl07 | Reviewed this property |
It’s available on Google maps. Take 43N, then exit 1 towards Cheat lake/Fairchance, Turk left on Bowers ln in 0.2mi, take the next left on fairchance rd, then left onto Morgan Run Rd which will take you straight to the... More
Elizabeth B
29 June 2017|
Response from noori_8 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs on leashes are allowed on the trail!