About This Trail System
The Pocahontas Trail System
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. The Pocahontas trail system is the nearest HMT trail to the I-77 Turnpike and gateway to the southeast.
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 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. Permits can be purchased at the Bramwell City Hall or nearby businesses.
Bramwell, WV (food, fuel, lodging available)
We hope to see you in person soon! We offer 4 houses that we rent out. We also offer tent sites as well as plenty of parking! We are fully equipped...
The rich history and culture of Appalachia is captured in Mercer County, WV. In the southern WV coalfields, the stories of the miners and the rich ...
We do repairs and sell atv parts. We also have the Hatfield McCoy Permits and Merchandise. Just 5 minutes from the Pocahontas Trail on Rt. 52.