A sweet activity: the West Virginia Honey Trail

Looking for a fun and unique activity? Set out on the West Virginia Honey Trail! Meet passionate beekeepers and learn more about the roles bees have in our natural environment while sampling sweet and authentic local honey along the way. Be led through stunning landscapes, picturesque farms, and charming small towns. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of West Virginia as you journey from one honey to the next.

Travel to taste

The West Virginia Honey Trail is a one-of-a-kind initiative brought to you by Visit Mountaineer Country, the Mon County Beekeepers Association, and the West Virginia Department of Agriculture. This remarkable trail is all about celebrating the wonders of local honey and the incredible pollinators that make it all possible—our beloved bees! The initiative’s primary goal is to foster sustainability, community engagement, and the conservation of our precious pollinators.

Along the Honey Trail, you’ll have the chance to savor the finest and purest local honey that West Virginia has to offer. From luscious wildflower honey to rich and aromatic buckwheat honey, each stop promises a unique and delectable experience. Don’t forget to bring home some jars of local honey and other bee-related goodies to share with friends and family, spreading the sweetness even further.

Access the trail map

Visit the Visit Mountaineer Country Trip Planner App in the bottom right-hand corner of every page to get started. Download the app and go to “Day Trips” to find the Honey Trail map and begin planning your journey. Choose the stops that intrigue you the most or challenge yourself to visit all of them. You can also find a web version of the trail map here for easy access on the go.

Share on social

Snapping photos not only helps you create lasting memories to look back on, but it also gives us an opportunity to get a glimpse of your honey trail experience. Your photos and videos can foster a sense of community among fellow travelers and nature enthusiasts. This builds a virtual network of like-minded individuals who share a passion for sustainability, local honey, and the preservation of pollinators. Snap away! Use #WVHoneyTrail, #AlmostHeaven and tag @VisitMountaineerCountry in all your posts for a chance to be featured.

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This post was last updated on May 22, 2024