Mon River Trail South

This trail is a wooded, river valley trail from the Morgantown city limits in Monongalia County to Prickett’s Fort State Park in Marion County.

A family enjoying a nice day on the trail

Trail Location

Morgantown city limits to Pricketts Fort State Park

Trail Length

18 miles


Monongalia, Marion

Nearby Towns

Morgantown, Fairmont


Walking, Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Handicap Accessible

Trail Surface

Crushed Limestone

Trail Description

The trail is 17.7 miles long with 14.7 miles in Monongalia County and the remaining 3 miles in Marion County. Although it is one continuous trail system, the Mon River Trail North is separated from the Mon River Trail South by the Caperton Trail. The Mon River Trail has a crushed limestone surface that is comfortable for wheelchairs, strollers, and tricycles. The trail follows a wooded river valley with many scenic river views, occasional waterfalls, and a variety of wildflowers in the spring and autumn.

Parking & Trail Access

There is parking available at the Uffington boat dock, off of Route 73.