Bridge Trail

A hiker on rocky trail about to pass under a large bridge
The rocky and sometimes steep Bridge Trail offers up close views of the New River Gorge Bridge.

NPS/Dave Bieri

Quick Facts

Parking - Auto, Toilet - Vault/Composting, Trailhead

Labeled (4) on the Fayetteville - Lansing Area Trails map


0.86 miles/1.38 km (one way)


Moderate to Strenuous

Trail type

Hiking only

Trail Description

This occasionally steep and rocky trail offers views of the gorge and the New River Gorge Bridge. The trail passes under the bridge and connects to the Fayetteville Trail.

To reach the trailhead

Turn off Route 19 at the sign for Fayette Station Road, south of the New River Gorge Bridge. Follow Fayette Station Road and at 0.8 miles, turn right for the trailhead parking.

New River Gorge National Park & Preserve

Last updated: April 30, 2022