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Mary Ingles Trail Opens: Bluestone

October 21 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Retrace the steps of Mary Draper Ingles on this historic trail with Bluestone State Park naturalist Jonathan Lipscomb. The hike begins at the gate at the end of the Pits Rd boat launch area. The trail ends near Leatherwood Road and offers a fantastic view of Bluestone Dam.

Enjoy picture views of Bluestone Lake and wildlife viewing opportunities no matter the distance you choose on this out-and-back trip. Difficulty level is easy. If you walk the whole distance it is a total of 3.8 miles. Lipscomb will share the history of the area, acknowledge the volunteers that accomplished an unbelievable amount of work, and include identification of flora and fauna along the trail with fall colors as a backdrop.

The Mary Ingles Trail officially opens at Bluestone State Park on Saturday, October 21, 2023 with the hike starting at 10:00 a.m. The activity is open to the public. There is no charge to attend.

For additional information call 304-466-2805 or email bluestonesp@wv.gov.


October 21
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Bluestone State Park

H.C. 78, Box 3
Hinton, WV 25951 United States