Don’t Miss out on these Must-See Spring Views

The birds are singing and the flowers are in bloom which can only mean one thing: Spring has sprung in Almost Heaven– and it’s stunning! While we all keep our distance and travel responsibly, the wide open spaces of West Virginia are the perfect place to be.

To experience the best spring scenic views, be sure to visit:

Harpers Ferry

Nestled where the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers meet, Harpers Ferry is the perfect spring scenic spot. While the lower part is a National Historical Park, the peak offers some of the best Almost Heaven views. As one of the state’s most historic spots, Harpers Ferry is home to cultural artifacts that make for great photo opportunities.

Dolly Sods Wilderness

You won’t want to forget your camera on this adventure! Reaching altitudes of 4,100, Dolly Sods Wilderness is the highest plateau east of the Mississippi River. One afternoon here, and you’ll know exactly why West Virginia is Almost Heaven. Dolly Sods is one of the most photographed locations in the state, with its wind-swept trees and sprawling vistas.


Hit the trails to experience how this spring stop got its name: Grandview. The main overlook is positioned more than 1,400 feet above the New River and offers unmatched scenic views. This stunning view offers viewers glimpses of rhododendrons in the spring and summer. Take in all of the fresh air you could ever want at this gorgeous overlook.

Hawks Nest State Park

Experience amazing spring scenic views on Hawks Nest’s aerial tramway. Enjoy the ride as the aerial tram descends 446 feet to the New River Gorge. From there, you can head upstream to take in the views of the famous New River Gorge Bridge. Hawks Nest also offers jetboat rides if you want to see the New River Gorge from a new perspective. Enjoy all of this and more along the beautiful Gorge.

Coopers Rock

A short stroll will lead you to the amazing views. Located in the heart of Mountaineer Country, Coopers Rock is a perfect spring stop. Experience endless views of green covered mountains and blue skies; you’ll feel as if you’re at the top of the world.

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This post was last updated on March 18, 2022