Spring break adventures that will clear your mind and warm your spirit

Warm temperatures. Crisp morning air. A longing for adventure. Spring has found its way back to the Mountain State and brought with it the opportunity to get outside and explore like never before. Occasionally all we need is a break from the ordinary, and a trip to West Virginia can do just that. Adventure is in abundance in Almost Heaven, and you can enjoy family-friendly fun with some of these activities.

Whitewater Rafting

Outfitters around the state will be kicking off the 2019 rafting season at the beginning of April. The New River Gorge features companies like ACE Adventure Resort, Adventures on the Gorgeand River Expeditions that offer beginner-level rafting along the iconic New River. Other outfitters around the state like Cheat River Outfitters, River Riders, Tygart River Outfitters and Blackwater Outdoor Adventures can guide you down some of the best whitewater rapids on the East Coast.

Exploring West Virginia State Parks

With nearly 50 state parks to explore, West Virginia is home to endless opportunity for adventures and family fun. Hiking, biking, golfing, camping, fishing and so much more can be found at many of the state parks around Almost Heaven. Many state parks feature accommodating resorts, and most of the parks also offer cozy cabins for several group sizes.

Ride the Hatfield-McCoy Trails

The Mountain State is home to some of the finest ATV trails in the country. Across Logan, Kanawha, Wyoming, Mercer, McDowell, Wayne, Lincoln, Mingo and Boone counties there are more than 600 miles of trails dedicated to one of the most notorious family feuds in American history. The Hatfield-McCoy Trail System is West Virginia’s natural amusement park and continues to attract thousands of riders year after year. Throughout West Virginia, you will find an abundance of trail heads, affordable accommodations, and most importantly, endless fun. This is trails heaven.

Clear your heart and warm your spirit with a spring adventure in Almost Heaven this year. Take advantage of the incredible outdoor recreation waiting around every corner.

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This post was last updated on August 3, 2020