Yellow Creek Natural Area, located near Davis, West Virginia, spans over 860 acres and is named after the Yellow Creek, a tributary of the Blackwater River that runs through the region. This beautiful natural area is known for its remarkable geological formations, such as the Moon Rocks and HooDoo Rocks. It is conveniently situated next to the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge and the Little Canaan Wildlife Management Area.
Yellow Creek Natural Area is a favored spot for outdoor enthusiasts, attracting hikers, mountain bikers, and hunters alike. With more than four miles of trails along the Moon Rocks and HooDoo Rocks Loop Trail, explorers can explore the area’s diverse landscapes and intriguing rock formations. Additionally, the natural area connects to the Heart of the Highlands Trail System, which offers an array of trails spanning over 20 miles.