Official Entry Point: Prince Amtrak Railway Station
Start your day with breakfast from a Beckley area classic.
- Cathedral Cafe
- Beckley Omelet Shoppe
- Poncho and Lefty’s
Satisfy your mid-day cravings at these local eateries.
No matter what you’re in the mood for, Beckley has a restaurant for you.
Immerse yourself in Almost Heaven culture by exploring Beckley’s Exhibition Coal Mine. Let Veteran Miners guide you through the past and into the future of mining in West Virginia during your 35-minute tour. In addition to the Coal Mine Tour, explore the Coal Camp, which includes a restored coal camp house, miner’s shanty, church, school and more. Another great place to explore is Babcock State Park. Adjacent to the New River Gorge National River, Babcock State Park lies in the heart of the whitewater rafting industry of West Virginia. Be sure to check out the Glade Creek Grist Mill, a fully functional replica of the original Cooper’s Mill, located nearby.
From local art to spectacular views, there is so much to enjoy in the Beckley area! Tamarack is home to some of the best local art in the state. Take in the beautiful architecture outside as well as the amazing art work inside to enjoy the full Tamarack experience. For a more outdoorsy experience, head to the New River Gorge area, located just 30 minutes outside of downtown where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the New River Gorge Bridge and more!