WV Mountain Highlands

Elkins, WV

West Virginia Mountain Highlands provides tourism information to people traveling to the Potomac Highlands area of West Virginia through internet, social media and printed materials to spread the word about our wonderful region. The region is blessed with nearly all the acreage (over 1 million acres) of federal National Forest lands (the Monongahela and George Washington), including the popular Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area, the Dolly Sods and Otter Creek Wilderness Areas, and many more public recreation areas used by outdoor enthusiasts throughout the year. These areas, combined with the model state parks and forests, and state wildlife management areas have become the “Year-round Outdoor Playground of the East” for those who love hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, horseback riding, bird watching, camping, backpacking, and sightseeing in the great outdoors in Summer; skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and exploring in Winter.

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New Happenings in Almost Heaven, West Virginia

From unique and delicious dining spots to one-of-a-kind, stellar lodging options, there is an endless array of exciting happenings taking p...

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Dive into Adventure at the Mossy Oak Pavilion at Whizzbangers Ball

Get ready to embark on a wild adventure at Whizzbangers Ball, a vibrant celebration of the great outdoors and live music. Taking place on J...

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Your Off-Road Trail Guide to Hatfield-McCoy Trails

With 10 diverse trail systems and counting, Hatfield-McCoy Trail System in southern West Virginia is heaven for avid off-roaders. The combi...

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Make a Few Charming Stops in the Hatfield-McCoy Mountains

West Virginia is brimming with endless adventure off the beaten path. As the days get longer and the evenings get warmer, it is the perfect...

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4 Reasons Why The Hatfield-McCoy Mountains Region is Worth a Trip

The Hatfield-McCoy Mountains region is rooted in history and has the perfect blend of adventures. From the ATV-friendly towns to the mounta...

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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 ...

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Head for the Mountains This Memorial Day Weekend

The end of May is what marks the unofficial start to the summer season in West Virginia. From chasing charming waterfalls to pumping your h...

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Introducing Whizzbangers Ball: A Groundbreaking Fusion Of Music And Outdoor Fun

Written by: the Whizzbangers Ball team Hey there, adventure seekers and music lovers alike! Mark your calendars because something epic i...

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Special Spa Getaways for your Spring Bucket List

Hello Spring! There is no better time to embrace new beginnings and treat yourself to rejuvenation at the spa. This season, embark on a tr...

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