Greenbrier River Trail

Awesome shot! C/ Mike Murphy

Fantastic day for the
Great Greenbrier River Race!

Congratulations to Thomas Samples!

Thanks to everyone who participated and made our 31st race a success!

Full Results HERE



The Greenbrier River Trail is repaired and open for business from Anthony, WV at MP14 to Cass, WV at MP80. MP3.5 to MP7 is also open. 

65 continuous miles of river and mountain views await!


A letter from our president:

We  wanted to let you know that we are hopeful that repairs from Anthony south will be starting soon. Last Thursday (April 27) trail managers and engineers will meet with contractors in a pre-bid meeting. We understand that FEMA money is in place, so hoping that work will begin soon.

A new face on the trail will be Josh Feather, assistant to Jody. We can reach him at Watoga.State Park 304-799-3954.

Our Reconstruction Fund has almost $10,000 in it for trail repairs in the flooded areas, and our volunteers are still on the case. We are looking forward to doing all we can to augment any funds needed to get the trail back in prime condition!

Thanks for your support

Leslee McCarty
President, Greenbrier River Trail Association


Duck reflections. Photo Louanne Fatora



The southern terminus of the trail, MP1 – MP3.5, remains closed due to recent flooding and major washout conditions. Temporary parking is at MP3.5.

The GRT is still closed from the wash out near MP7 to the big slide just south of Anthony MP13. This closed section of trail is very dangerous and travel is not recommended. The slide at MP13 is not stable and is impassable. Anyone wishing to use the trail at Caldwell is asked NOT to use the traditional parking lot.  Please travel north to Camp Alleghany Road and park on the left at the very end, past the green shed.

Donate now to restore the trail.
Thank you for your help!



      FOR DETAILED MAPS AND PHOTOS                                                  LARGE SLIDE AT MP12.96

binder-grt-jun23-damage-1Detail of damage MP12.96














On the trail. Photo Lynn Creamer

Find lodging, food & services at the following:

WV State Parks

Pocahontas County CVB

Greenbrier County CVB





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The Great Greenbrier River Race

201 was the 31st annual Great Greenbrier River Race. The race is held the last Saturday in April each year in Marlinton, WV. With great prizes, live music and good food,the event attracts a loyal following of racers and fans.

Originally a team event with four members, canoeists, bicyclist and runner, the race has now attracted many people who do it solo. But there is still room for the whole family or the family dog on a team! Kayaks and canoes are both encouraged and the many categories encourage prizes for many racers.



Donate now to restore the trail.
Thank you for your help!

The Greenbrier River Trail

Eighty miles may seem like a long way, but the miles just fly by when you are immersed in nature as only the Greenbrier River Trail can bring it to you. We are glad you stopped by to get more information about the trail, or to get race results from our big fundraiser. We have been called West Virginia’s premier rail to trail conversion and we hope you will visit the trail soon and see why.




River otters in Pocahontas County. Photo Louanne Fatora