Area Attractions – Things to Do
Mountains of outdoor activities and opportunities await you. Pendleton County has several of the most notable natural features in the state. Boating, floating, fishing, climbing, caving, backpacking, biking; Pendleton County is a mecca for largely undeveloped outdoor exploration. Home to the glorious Smoke Hole Canyon, the highest summit in the state, Spruce Knob, the epic 900-foot Seneca Rocks, hundreds of miles of rugged trails in the national forest, waterfalls and caves galore. It is beautifully rugged with busty mountains and ample big sky, the area is primed for authentic adventures off the beaten path. We are confident you will find something for the whole family or group here in Pendleton County. Check out our recommendations below to gain some local knowledge.
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The place to find information about things to do and places to go.
Information about our local national forests & digital maps galore.
Open all summer with an updated snack bar and themed nights.
Local business directory & event calendar
Support our friends at Swilled Dog Cider & Spirits, Dry Run Spirits, Still Hollow Distillery, & Big Fish Cider. Better yet – ask us about our shuttle service!
Steam locomotive rides are fun for the whole family, routes will take you to historic logging areas in neighboring Pocahontas County
Check out the charming towns of Davis, Thomas, and Parsons in Tucker County, about a 1.5 hour drive from the trail center (that means it’s close)
Looking for a taste of ‘big town’ life in West Virginia? Another 1.5 hour drive from the trail center is the town of Elkins in Randolph County