Watoga State Park
Located in the mountains of Pocahontas County just 14 miles south of Marlinton, West Virginia. The park consists of 10,100 acres with a recreational activities including hiking, swimming, horseback riding, fishing and boating.
Greenbriar River Trail
Operated by West Virginia State Parks, is a 77 mile (120 kilometer) long former railroad, now used for hiking, bicycling, ski-touring, and wheel-chair use. The trail passes through small towns and traverses 35 bridges along the valley.
Cass Scenic Railroad
This historic railroad is the last remaining segment of the massive lumber railroad network that once covered virtually every valley and mountain of Pocahontas County.
The Cranberry Glades is the largest area of bogs, or acidic wetlands, in West Virginia, a unique and exotic ecosystem on 750 acres. This spectacular and beautiful area was established by the United States Forest Service in 1965, to protect and preserve over 60 unique plant species, many of them descended from seeds that took root here over 10,000 years ago.
The Monongahela National Forest
The Monongahela National Forest was established in 1920. Located in the north central highlands of West Virginia, the Monongahela straddles the highest ridges in the State. Elevation ranges from just under 1000' to 4863' above sea level. Variations in terrain and precipitation have created one of the most ecologically diverse National Forests in the country.
Falls of Hill Creek
Hills Creek flows through the gorge to create 3 tiers of waterfalls. The waterfalls cascade over rock layers of sandstone and shale. A three-quarter mile trail provides access to the falls, and travels through ground carpeted with wildflowers.
Snowshoe Mountain Ski Resort
Snowshoe is the perfect destination resort for ski, snowboard and winter vacations in West Virginia. Learn about the mountain, see our village and book your ski vacation right here. Read below for mountain updates, special deals and more.