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The Best Hikes in the Dolly Sods


Crumbling ledges overlooking deeply forested mountains, hidden gorges where clear creeks tumble into waterfall spray, wild black bears–no, it isn’t the rainy west coast of Canada or the edge of Alaska: It’s West Virginia. In the Dolly Sods Wilderness, day hikers and backpackers can head into an impressive stretch of mountains, hardwood forest and upland bogs, leaving the east coast bustle behind for the hills. No need to head west for this life-list location. You’ve got everything you need right here.
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