A little bit of Heaven on Earth Day
There’s simply no better way to admire the beauty of nature than to immerse yourself in West Virginia’s natural wonders. This Earth Day, explore Almost Heaven’s grand mountain views, mighty rushing waters and lush green forests. Today, enjoy the kind of beauty known only to West Virginia.
Grand Mountain Views
Seneca Rocks, WV
Every day feels like Earth Day when a trip to Seneca Rocks is involved. Prepare yourself to bask in views like no other while you navigate these world-renown rocky ridges. Though it may be a bit steep, if you trek to the top of these rocks, you’ll be in for a breathtaking scene, the glory of the Mountain State.
Much like its name so accurately indicates, Grandview is the optimal spot to soak in Almost Heaven mountain views on Earth Day- or any day, really. Inquire of any native, and you’ll soon see that these mountains evoke the feelings of being at home. You, too, can relish in the Mountain State’s embrace today.
Mighty Rushing Waters
Blackwater Falls State Park
The captivating Blackwater Falls truly represents the grandeur of nature here in Almost Heaven. The roar of rushing waterfalls paired with deep green scenery makes for the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle. Take time to simply stop and breathe in the Fall’s cool, misty air. After such a reinvigorating experience, you may want to celebrate Earth Day, every day.
Harpers Ferry, WV
Though a quaint and peaceful town greets you as you visit Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, there is still some rushing whitewater for you to discover on the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. Hit the rapids with River Riders, Inc. this Earth Day to get a feel for Almost Heaven’s mighty rushing waters.
Lush Green Forests
Coopers Rock State Forest
Bruceton Mills, WV
At Coopers Rock State Forest, greenery goes on for as far as the eye can see. This Earth Day, celebrate with this sea of green and a backdrop of blue. If you stay a little while, you can watch these clear blue skies turn into a canopy of stars. Set up camp, and your Earth Day may turn into Earth Week.
Dolly Sods Wilderness
Holding over 17,000 acres of sheer beauty and impeccable views, Dolly Sods Wilderness is the place to be on Earth Day. Containing much of the Red Creek drainage and being home to bog and heath eco-types, the forestry here is like none around. If you get to spend Earth Day at Dolly Sods, we recommend ending a hiking adventure by watching the sunset. Here on these rocky overviews, you’ll find a little bit of Heaven on Earth.
In Almost Heaven, every day feels like Earth Day. How do you plan to celebrate the beauty of nature?
Travelers are encouraged to check the status of individual businesses before taking a trip. A statewide indoor face-covering requirement is in effect, and visitors are encouraged to maintain a safe social distance when traveling the state.
This post was last updated on April 22, 2021