Outdoor adventure abounds in the Mountain State. From whitewater rafting on the Cheat, New and Gauley rivers to hiking the state parks dotting the state, there are opportunities for all ages and activity levels. The state’s streams and rivers draw fisherman, while the state’s lush forests attract leaf peepers once the season begins to change each autumn. Those looking for history will find it along the state’s Civil War Trail or in the National Coal Heritage Area that tells the story of an industry that shaped the state.
Located in Seneca Rocks, West Virginia, outdoor experiences at these 900-foot formations include rock climbing, recreational hiking and other outdoor adventures.
This Hillsboro, West Virginia, site where the largest Civil War battle in the state occurred, is now a park with great trails and views.
This 2,000-acre, year-round destination in Wheeling, West Virginia, comes alive as temperatures rise each year.
This historic site as well as the nearby Antietam Battlefield are two reasons Civil War buffs head to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.
Take in the beauty of the Cheat River Gorge and its seemingly unending canopy of green in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia.
Explore the legend of the Mothman at this fun storefront museum in the heart of downtown Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
The collection of oddities at this home museum in Cameron, West Virginia, includes a number of haunted objects from paranormal investigations.
Get an adrenaline rush by taking a walk on a 1,000-foot-long catwalk that runs 876 feet above the New River in Lansing, West Virginia.