Parks & Public Lands

Pocahontas County is home to the largest concentration of public lands in West Virginia.

With nearly 350,000 acres of public land, Nature’s Mountain Playground has vast forests perfect for exploring and getting off the beaten path. Five state parks, two state forests and home to more than 1/3 of the Monongahela National Forest, there are endless hiking trails, mountain biking trails and scenic beauty to take in.

Parks & Forests in Pocahontas County

Cass, WV

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park

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Cass Scenic Railroad State Park now offers bike rentals. Whether you’re looking to bike around the historic logging town, hit the Greenbrier River Trail State Park, or take your wheels up Route 66 to ride the Snowshoe Highlands Silver Designated IMBA Ride Center, Cass Scenic Rail…

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Cass Scenic Railroad State Park now offers bike rentals. Whether you’re looking to bike around the historic logging town, hit the Greenbrier River Trail State Park, or take your wheels up Route 66 to ride the Snowshoe Highlands Silver Designated IMBA Ride Center, Cass Scenic Rail…

Mountain Bike Friendly
Handicap Accessible
Dunmore, WV

Seneca State Forest

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Enjoy the great outdoors by staying overnight in a rustic cabin designed to give you a look into early pioneer life in the region. The cabins don’t have electricity or running water but they do have gas refrigerators and freezers, water from hand-pumped wells and vault toilets. O…

Enjoy the great outdoors by staying overnight in a rustic cabin designed to give you a look into early pioneer life in the region. The cabins don’t have electricity or running water but they do have gas refrigerators and freezers, water from hand-pumped wells and vault toilets. O…

Marlinton, WV

Watoga State Park

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Make your visit in Pocahontas County memorable as you spend the night in an orginial CCC built log cabin. Located just 14 miles south of Marlinton, the park offers 10 modern cabins with heat and air conditioning open year-round. There are also 24 standard cabins open the last wee…

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Make your visit in Pocahontas County memorable as you spend the night in an orginial CCC built log cabin. Located just 14 miles south of Marlinton, the park offers 10 modern cabins with heat and air conditioning open year-round. There are also 24 standard cabins open the last wee…

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Handicap Accessible
Marlinton, WV

Greenbrier River Trail State Park

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As you take on the 78 mile Greenbrier River Trail State Park, enjoy plenty of camping shelters and spaces to pitch a tent for that overnight trip. Restrooms and water at each campsite….

As you take on the 78 mile Greenbrier River Trail State Park, enjoy plenty of camping shelters and spaces to pitch a tent for that overnight trip. Restrooms and water at each campsite….

Hillsboro, WV

Falls of Hills Creek

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A series of three falls that cascade 20 feet, 45 feet, and the third falling 65 feet, making this waterfall one of the highest in West Virginia. The Falls of Hills Creek is the glittering jewel in the crown of the Monongahela National Forest. The 114 acre area sits just south …

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A series of three falls that cascade 20 feet, 45 feet, and the third falling 65 feet, making this waterfall one of the highest in West Virginia. The Falls of Hills Creek is the glittering jewel in the crown of the Monongahela National Forest. The 114 acre area sits just south …

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