Cheat Haven Trail
Along east bank of Cheat Lake (Lake Lynn), WV
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Cheat Haven Trail
Length, Surface 4.5 mles crushed limestone
Usage restrictions [[[find]]]
Amenities Rest rooms
Driving time from Pittsburgh 1 hour 30 minutes south
Local history, attractions
Extensions of the ride
The next section to the south is not yet built, but would follw the Cheat River to connect up to the Sheepskin Trail at Port Marion.
There is hope of continuing along the Cheat River to connect to the Port Marion Trail.
Vicinity: Directions begin at exit 2 on PA 43 about 55 miles south of Pittsbugh, To get there from Pittsburgh take 51 south to Large PA and the juction with US 43. Depending on where you are in an alternative is to go south on I79 to exit 7 and follow backroads to the trail head.
Morgan Run Rd: At the bottom of the ramp from exit 2 on PA43, continue straight across onto Bunker Hill Rd. Go 2.2 miles and bear left to stay on BunkerHill Rd. Go 1.1 miles and just before a power line substation and before the Cheat Haven Trail sign turn a sharp left/southwest. Go 350 feet to the parking lot.
Rest rooms, water: [[[find]]]
Bike shop, rentals: [[[find]]]
Restaurant, groceries: [[[find]]]
Camping, simple lodging: [[[find]]]
Swimming, fishing: [[[find]]]
Winter sports: [[[find]]]
Wheelchair access: None. ONe needs to decens a flight of stairs to get to the trail from Morgan Rd.
Winter sports: Snowmobiling, Ice fishing, Ice boating, Cross Country Skiing,
Wheelchair access: ok, except for the steep hills
Maps, guides, other references
USGS Topographic Maps:
State Park Brochure
Text version of 03 Jan 2012 based on personal observation while bicycling Dec 2011; Conditions may have changed; you are responsible for your own safety. Oldest segment check 11/1980.