The mountain state has no shortage of steep trails and wild hikes, but finding wide open, breathtaking views can sometimes be a challenge. In wooded Appalachia, there are often too many trees!
But you’re in luck. These hikes all have amazing vistas that break out of the forest into open meadows or craggy overlooks that will have you singing “The Sound of Music” in no time. For the top 5 shocking mountain views from West Virginia trails click here