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Snowshoe Mountain

From downhill mountain biking, to downhill skiing, Snowshoe Mountain Resort is an adrenaline junky's dream. Seeking a slower Click to Read More

Durbin & Greenbrier Valley RR

Take in our mountain views in the most unique way possible - from a scenic, steam-powered train with Durbin & Greenbrier Click to Read More

Greenbrier River Trail State Park

This top-notch WV State Park is one of the most popular rail-trails in West Virginia! It traverses 30 bridges and two tunnels, Click to Read More

Cranberry Glades/Nature Center

The Cranberry Glades is the largest area of bogs, or acidic wetlands, in West Virginia, a unique and exotic ecosystem on 750 Click to Read More

Falls of Hills Creek

Driving along scenic Route 39 west of Mill Point and east of Richwood, there is a quiet area where three rambunctious waterfalls

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Beartown State Park

Roam the boardwalk at Beartown State Park and stand in awe of the ancient and magnificent rock formations that surround Click to Read More

Droop Mountain Battlefield

As the oldest West Virginia state park, this 285 acre park includes interpretive exhibits, Confederate earthworks, a small Click to Read More

Monongahela National Forest

Recreation ranges from self reliant treks in the wildernesses and back country areas to the challenges of mountain climbing to Click to Read More

Skiing/Winter Recreation

Snowshoe Mountain 877.441.4FUN
Elk River Touring Center 866.572.3771
Monongahela National Forest

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Biking & Hiking Trails

Over 800 miles of trails lead to high mountain peaks, cascading rivers and thunderous waterfalls.

A vast network of hiking and

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Mountain Biking

We've not been coined "Nature's Mountain Playground" for nothing. See why West Virginia mountain biking is better in Click to Read More

Bird Watching

To go directly to birding maps, inventories and habitat sheets, just click here. The CVB in conjunction with the West Virginia Click to Read More


1 Raven Golf Club
The Raven Golf Club at the Snowshoe Mountain Resort offers an incomparable golfing experience.  Ranked

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Birthplace Of Rivers

With the headwaters of eight rivers found here in Pocahontas County, there's no shortage of pristine fishing streams and lazy Click to Read More

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

Open Late April through October
For All Mountain Rail Reservations:1.304.636.9477
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State Parks & Forest Areas

With five state parks, two state forests and the Monongahela National Forest, there's a reason we're known as Nature's Mountain Click to Read More

Scenic Drives in Pocahontas County WV

The Pocahontas County CVB website can help you to find scenic drives in the Pocahontas County, WV, area! Click here for Click to Read More

Watoga State Park

Nestled among 10,000 square miles of rolling hills, waterways and valleys in the Southern portion of Pocahontas County is Watoga Click to Read More

Seneca State Forest

As West Virginia's oldest and second largest State Forest, Seneca State Forest is surrounded by endless outdoor beauty, hiking Click to Read More

Fall Tour

Here in Pocahontas County, autumn hits slightly different
It's the time of year when the temperatures begin to slowly drop, the
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Mountain Culture

Greetings from Nature’s Mountain Playground! 

Here in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, we boast unprecedented outdoor

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From grabbing a quick veggie wrap at the Dirtbean Cafe, to a delectable dinner at the Elk River Inn & Restaurant - we've got Mountain State fare to flare all your taste buds.

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Here in Nature's Mountain Playground we don't only boast epic outdoor recreation. but unique Appalachian artisans as well. Browse some of our many art galleries and appareal outfitters.

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So, you've made it to Nature's Mountain Playground - now what? Let our seasoned outfitters equip you with everything you need, from kayaks and fishing supplies, to the local scoop on where to find your next grand adventure!

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