Trails of Monongahela National Forest

Monongahela NF Trails Data

The Monongahela National Forest trail network presented on Google Maps in this post.

The kml file for viewing in Google Earth is available to download in this post.

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MNF Online Trail Map

Displayed here is the Monongahela National Forest trail network. The kml data for this map was introduced in another post, here. The data definitely contains numerous inaccuracies and the tedious process of making corrections will be ongoing. If you notice specific errors in the data, you...Read More »


MNF Trail Network KML for Google Earth

This dataset of the Monongahela National Forest Trails (also includes West Virginia State Forest Trails and Greenbrier River Trail) is based on GIS data available through the WV GIS Technical Center. It has been converted to KML and edited to include trail names, numbers, and comment info (as available)....Read More »


Monongahela NF Wilderness Areas on Google Maps

With the signing of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, an additional 37,741 acres of the federal land managed by the Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia has been given wilderness designation. Though the areas that received this designation have been previously managed for their recreational value,...Read More »


Allegheny Trail (#701) on Google Maps

Allegheny Trail kml is based on the Monongahela National Forest trails data. The number of vertices (and level of detail) in the file has been reduced for display on Google Maps. Accuracy is probably around 200’+/-. Also worth noting are route changes that are detailed...Read More »


Upper Shavers Fork Valley on Google Maps

To the north of Snowshoe on the Monongahela National Forest, in the high valley of the Shavers Fork and along the ridges of Cheat and Back Allegheny mountains, the network of forest roads offers several options for long cross-country mountain bike rides  Many of the roads are open...Read More »


Cranberry and Tea Creek Area USGS Topographic Maps

I exported the entire 1:24,000 coverage for the Cranberry and Tea Creek areas of the the Monongahela NF using TOPO! National Geographic USGS Topographic Maps (Mid-Atlantic), then used the Zoomify image viewer to make it pleasant web surfing experience.  Good for trip planning and armchair backpacking.  (USGS/FS...Read More »