One of our longer hiking trails that visits the park’s backcountry. Two suspension bridges are found on this trail. Johnson Home place is a backcountry campsite that requires a permit. A short portion of this trail is within Tygart State Forest and allows equestrian and mountain bike use. Avoid this section of the trail or wear blaze orange during designated hunting seasons. Orange blazes mark the trail.
Carter Caves State Resort Park has everything an outdoor enthusiast could want. Offering cave trips, hiking, biking, and horse trails, as well as canoe trips and fishing, you're sure to find something that will satisfy your need for adventure. An equestrian campground can accommodate 8 horse trailers and provides easy access to the trail systems in and around the park. There are 26 miles of trails, as well as the 45 acre Smokey lake. Carter Caves now offers climbers the opportunity to rock climb and rappel on the park! For full rules and regulations on climbing visit the website. There are campsites, lodges, and cottages to make sure your stay is as comfortable no matter how luxurious or primitive you want your overnight adventure.