Go to one of many county’s 5 West Virginia State Parks – Cass Scenic Railroad, Watoga, Droop Mountain Battlefield, Beartown or the Greenbrier River Path – and benefit from the great summertime actions that every park gives.
From science and historical past to music and literature, there are many family-friendly actions so as to add to your journey. Take a tour of Pearl S. Buck’s Birthplace, get pleasure from a city tour at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park or discover West Virginia’s Civil Warfare historical past at Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park Museum.
Hit the open highway and spend a while exploring the scenic routes via Pocahontas County! Our sprawling roadways comply with the pure mountain peaks, winding valleys and flowing rivers of the realm and can lead you to stunning countrysides and well-known sights. Hike one of many trails alongside the Highland Scenic Freeway, together with the Excessive Rocks Path and Honeycomb Rocks!
With a whole lot of miles of legendary trails, Nature’s Mountain Playground has a route for each household. Discover the woodland surroundings of certainly one of West Virginia’s most profitable rail-to-trail conversions, the Greenbrier River Path. Extending 78 miles, the path options a number of the most secluded areas within the state and gives leisurely climbing and biking alternatives.
Take in the final days of summer time on the water. Make a journey to Watoga State Park and splash round within the park’s lake on a rented paddleboard, canoe or kayak. Situated close by, the Greenbrier River is the proper spot for swimming, tubing and boating. Cool off at Snowshoe Mountain Resort with the inflatable journey course on Shaver’s Lake. The resort additionally gives mountain biking, climbing, a bungee leaping station, off-road RZR excursions and extra!
No journey is full with out a place to remain! After a protracted day spent adventuring, chill in a cozy log cabin close to the woods. Get pleasure from all of the comforts of residence at a quaint bed-and-breakfast or an accommodating lodge. And for these hoping to remain near all of the actions, Snowshoe Mountain Resort has many nice lodging choices, too!
The summer time months are excellent for late-night stargazing. And by chance in Nature’s Mountain Playground, the celebs shine brighter. Camp at certainly one of our newly designated Darkish Sky Parks – Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park, Watoga State Park and Calvin Worth State Forest – for a really awe-inspiring expertise. Different nice spots to view the clear sky is alongside the Highland Scenic Freeway and from the Thorny Mountain Fireplace Tower in Seneca State Forest.
For much more household enjoyable, add an upcoming occasion to your journey itinerary! All through the month of August, get pleasure from an outside immersive theater efficiency at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park with “The Ballad of Cass.” Head to Snowshoe Mountain Resort for the Style of the Mountain on August 20 or attend the Inexperienced Financial institution Observatory Star Get together on August 27. And don’t miss the Labor Day Weekend Celebration and Fireworks Present at Snowshoe Mountain Resort on September 2-4.
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