Directions from Morgantown
take I-79 south to Weston (exit 99). Take rt. 33 east to Elkins. Continue on 33 east for 18 miles to cr-3 (Rich Mtn Rd). Turn right and go 1.7 miles to Job and then on cr-29 (Whitmer Rd) for 15 miles. There are 7 trailheads along this road starting at 1 mile south of Whitmer. At the end of cr-29, go left (east) on FR1 and FR112 past Spruce Knob Lake CG. Three more trailheads are on your left. Continue on to Spruce Knob where is another trailhead.
Potomac Ranger District, HC 59, Box 240, Petersburg, WV 26847, 1.5 miles south of Petersburg off Rt. 28/55
304-257-4488 (Voice & TDD), 304-636-1800 – Mon. National Forest
Seneca Creek to Upper Seneca Creek Falls, Monongahela National Forest, Riverton, WV
I have not been here, but it's on my bucket list. Here is a link to a YouTube hiking vid. https://youtu.be/MQIAQ3D0Al4
The info below is from www.swimingholes.org
FALLS OF SENECA [FALL]: Swimming place at bottom of falls in Seneca Creek. About a 3-4 mile hike. No fee. Unofficial. Bathing suits unknown. LAT, LON lat=38.8184, lon=-79.4909(source: Topozone) (accuracy:exact) LINK TO GOOGLE MAP. To get here: From the Seneca Rocks visitors center, turn west (right) onto RT 33/55 and go about 5 miles to County Rd 7 on the left (south). Go about 2 miles south on RT 7 to the trailhead on the left. Park and hike up this trail along Seneca Creek (must cross creek several times) about 3-4 miles to the falls. SENECA BACKCOUNTRY TRAILS MAP. Along this trail, you will encounter a locked gate and a sign saying that the property belongs to a hunt club. This is a well-travelled hiking trail and many hikers continue on around this gate to the falls. Pretty confident. Partially verified- hiked up to the gate mentioned above but never proceed to the falls, 10/2000. Updated 2/4/2003
UPPER FALLS OF SENECA CREEK [UPPER]: Hike about 5 miles to the Upper Falls of Seneca Creek. A 12-15 feet high falls drops into equally deep pool of emerald green (cold) water. No fee. Unofficial site. Bathing suits unknown. PHOTO. LAT, LON lat=38.77175, lon=-79.50828(source: DeLorme) (accuracy:approximate) LINK TO GOOGLE MAP. To get here: you could continue hiking up Seneca Creek from the Falls of Seneca but it is a long way. A better way is, from the Seneca Rock visitors center, go south on RT 33/28 to Riverton then 2 miles more to turn right (west) on CR 33-4. Continue onto FR 112. Follow FR 112 to Spruce Knob then 6 miles more and park at the Seneca Creek trailhead. SENECA BACKCOUNTRY TRAILS MAP. Hike north on this trail about 5 miles to the Upper Falls of Seneca Creek. Very confident. Not verified. Updated 2/4/2003.