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

Slaty Fork, WV

Elk River Touring Center

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Elk River Touring Center offers guide services for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, mountain biking and fly fishing in Pocahontas County. Located in the heart of the Monongahela National Forest on the headwaters of the Elk River and near Snowshoe Mountain Resort, Elk River Tour…

Elk River Touring Center offers guide services for cross country skiing, snowshoeing, mountain biking and fly fishing in Pocahontas County. Located in the heart of the Monongahela National Forest on the headwaters of the Elk River and near Snowshoe Mountain Resort, Elk River Tour…

Marlinton, WV

Pocahontas Fish & Game Adventure

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Located just North of Marlinton, Pocahontas Fish & Game Adventures offers not only a secluded cabin for folks to rest after a long day of fishing and hunting, but expert guides to help steer you in the best direction to catch that elusive trout, or tag that large trophy buck….

Located just North of Marlinton, Pocahontas Fish & Game Adventures offers not only a secluded cabin for folks to rest after a long day of fishing and hunting, but expert guides to help steer you in the best direction to catch that elusive trout, or tag that large trophy buck….

Seebert, WV

Jack Horner’s Corner

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Conveniently located beside the Greenbrier River and the Greenbrier River Trail, Jack Horner’s Corner offers bike, float and canoe rental as well as snacks and souvenirs. Pizza, sandwiches, and soft serve ice cream are also available….

Conveniently located beside the Greenbrier River and the Greenbrier River Trail, Jack Horner’s Corner offers bike, float and canoe rental as well as snacks and souvenirs. Pizza, sandwiches, and soft serve ice cream are also available….

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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Mountain Bike Friendly
Handicap Accessible

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…

Pet Friendly
Mountain Bike Friendly
Handicap Accessible
Marlinton, WV

Knapps Creek Trout Lodge

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Nestled in the corner of Marlinton, Knapps Creek Trout Lodge caters to maintaining privacy and a comfortable atmosphere. The property hugs Knapp’s Creek with a large lawn to play by the soothing water, fish for colorful rainbow trout, observe from the stonewall and enjoy evening …

Mountain Bike Friendly

Nestled in the corner of Marlinton, Knapps Creek Trout Lodge caters to maintaining privacy and a comfortable atmosphere. The property hugs Knapp’s Creek with a large lawn to play by the soothing water, fish for colorful rainbow trout, observe from the stonewall and enjoy evening …

Mountain Bike Friendly
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