Gauley Ridge Forest Road

Total Miles


748.90 ft


1 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This trail offers scenic views of the mountains as you travel along the ridge. There are several dispersed campsites large enough to fit multiple vehicles with existing fire rings and great views. The trail is relatively smooth and can be driven in fair weather by most vehicles. The connection to Vepco Road offers an option to enjoy multiple trails along this mountain range. Cell phone service is spotty along the trail.

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Gauley Ridge Forest Road
Gauley Ridge Forest Road
Gauley Ridge Forest Road


This is a dirt or rocky road with gentle grades that is safe for most 4WD and high-clearance 2WD vehicles. Roads are typically 1-2 vehicles wide.

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Access Description

This trail runs along FR-423 located in the George Washington National Forest and can be accessed from Turner Run Road or from Vepco Road.

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