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Wallace Hartman Nature Preserve

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adjacent to Hampton and South Ruffner Roads, Charleston, WV
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Easy Trail Fun

Nice little trail in our neighborhood. Very family friendly and easy to follow. Picnic tables... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
jenpeters1970
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Charleston, West Virginia
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Very Nice For Quick or Longer Hikes

We enjoyed this beautiful nature preserve. Only complaint was the lack of signage and trail maps... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
ammeisne
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Charleston, West Virginia
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In December 2001, the Park assumed ownership of 52 acres of woodland that has been set aside specifically for the development of trails and nature studies programs. The Park is currently working on securing funds to develop a 1.5 mile trail system, a handicap accessible trail, and shelters.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
19 Nov 2016
“Very Nice For Quick or Longer Hikes”
29 Mar 2017
“Easy Trail Fun”
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adjacent to Hampton and South Ruffner Roads, Charleston, WV
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Nice little trail in our neighborhood. Very family friendly and easy to follow. Picnic tables located at the bottom as well as a nice bench to sit and rest while enjoying the forest.

Thank jenpeters1970
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We enjoyed this beautiful nature preserve. Only complaint was the lack of signage and trail maps. It would be easy to get lost so we simply hiked in and then re-traced our steps back. But it is a quiet pretty location.

Thank ammeisne
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This place is located in a residential area and basically starts from on top of a hill and goes down the mountainside (gradually). Make certain to bring your hiking shoes. Trail is maintained and very nice. Wildlife is all around with deer everywhere.

Thank K1871IAwilliamm
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Minutes from downtown. Take a picnic and enjoy the scenery- there are two picnic tables along the trails. The trails are steep in short sections, but not difficult to manage. The lower trailhead on Adrian road is the easiest access, a gradual ascent into the...More

1  Thank MelvinNewman
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Parking isn't convenient and the entry ways are steep. It is a beautiful area and I'm glad that it is here but I can't hike it.

Thank flt587
Reviewed 11 February 2012

Tucked away in South Hills neighborhood. It is a work in progress. New trials and parking have made it more accessible. It is a maintained in cooperation between the City and the West Virginia Land Trust. It was a gift from Dolly Hartman who wished...More

10  Thank hallinanwv
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