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We know all of you are stuck at home right now. We're all dreaming of the days where we can travel, get out and hit the road! Stop in a roadside pub for a cheeseburger, a cold beer and intriguing conversation with the local bartender.
While you may not be able to travel to beautiful Nature's Mountain Playground right now, we want to help you plan for your future trip to our beautiful destination! And while these certainly aren't all of our amazing attractions, lodging establishments and locations - we condensed a list of some must sees on your next trip to Pocahontas County, WV.
Check the scenic and inspirational locations and attractions below, so you can plan to partake and visit us once this is all over! We're so eager to greet all of you once again! Until then dream and plan!
Beartown State Park - A Geographic Marvel
Highland Scenic Highway - Stunning Sunsets
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park - Take A Step Back In Time
Take a step back in time and experience what life was like back in the logging boom of the mid to late 1900s. You can explore Cass Scenic Railroad State Park by foot, by bike or by steam-powered engines! Via Mountain Rail Adventures, you can choose from two different and unique scenic train rides that trace the railways that used to be used in the logging days, and see epic vistas that stretch for miles! Be sure to stop at the Cass Company Store to purchase classic and unique souvenirs to take home and grab a bite next door at Last Run Restaurant, where you can eat the most delicious homemade meals ask made fresh by sister trio that makes up Blue Roof Caterers.
Snowshoe Mountain Resort - An Island In The Sky
At Snowshoe Mountain Resort, adventure is endless from 4,848 feet in elevation!
From epic downhill skiing in the winter, to adrenaline pumping downhill mountain biking in the summer - there are countless ways to find thrilling adventure at Snowshoe Mountain Resort. If family fun and relaxation is more your style, you'll find bliss at Shaver's Lake, hiking the endless trails around the resort, or shopping and dining at some of the finest dining in the county!
Green Bank Observatory - Seeking Secrets From the Universe + Beyond
At 485 feet tall, the Green Bank Telescope is the world's largest, steerable telescope. Housed at the Green Bank Observatory, the Green Bank Telescope is a vital piece of astronomical exploration! It's key in listening to the high frequency waves that tell the secrets of the great universe. From Science Center exploration, to public tours - there's so much fun and science to be uncovered at Green Bank Observatory.
And, while you're in Nature's Mountain Playground - be sure to look up at any one spot in the sky on a clear evening. You'll be in awe at our beautiful night sky!
Gaudineer Scenic Area - A Fairytale Forest Amongst The Mountains
Seneca Fire Tower - Overnight In The Clouds
Picture yourself staying amongst the clouds at Seneca State Forest. An overnight stay inside the Seneca Fire Tower is an exciting and unique way to stay in Nature's Mountain Playground. With 360 panoramic views of sunsets and sunrises, the Seneca Fire Tower offers guests with a bed, and a small living space, perfect for the outdoor recreationist that is seeking an overnight adventure to return to after a day of exploring.
To see more of our great attractions, activities, events and lodging to help with your future travel planning, please click here! Or call the Pocahontas County CVB at (800)336-7009 to request a FREE 2020 Adventure Guide.
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