Waterside Views in West Virginia

Lined with colorful trees and adorned in sparkles from the sun, age-old rivers truly come to life at the sign of spring. Soak in the splendor of the scenery by exploring some of West Virginia’s prime waterside locations. When you set sight on these magnificent rivers, you’ll quickly find all that these waterside views have to offer you.

Find your new favorite scenic spot for adventure or relaxation:

Revelle’s River Resort

Revelle’s River Resort took West Virginia’s waterside views to the next level by building cabins on the shoreline of the Shavers Fork River. Nestled deep within the Monongahela National Forest, you can easily disconnect from the hustle and bustle of life and retreat to this resort for tranquility and peace of mind. A hammock and the serene sounds of a running river might be just what you need. Or you can bring the family along to create springtime memories that you’ll never forget. With so many activities and amenities, Revelle’s is a waterside paradise.

Haddad Riverfront Park

Resting on the shores of the Kanawha River, Haddad Riverfront Park is the perfect place to soak in waterside views. Together, perfect sunset skies and sparkling water create glorious views. Even after the sun sets on the Haddad River Park, you’re still in for a spectacular view. The capital city‘s lights reflect off the river’s surface to create a captivating sight. In addition to the bright city lights, neon lights cast an array of colors onto the Kanawha River’s surface during Live on the Levee, a free, summer concert series. Haddad Riverfront Park is home to both waterfront views and great tunes. What more could you ask for?

The River House

Sitting on the Cacapon River, good views give rise to good times at The River House. Hosting lessons in several artistic disciplines, this organization promotes art within the community. In addition to their hard work, these magnificent waterside views must also serve as good inspiration for their artists.

Wheeling Heritage Trails

In the city of Wheeling, there’s always a welcoming waterside view for you. The Ohio River Trail, one of the city’s heritage trails, allows you to explore Wheeling’s rich history and culture all while having a constant view of the spectacular Ohio River. Along the way, this trail will take you to the Wheeling Waterfront where you can view the suspension bridge, a national historic landmark. While you’re there, stop, have lunch and take in the riverscape.

Winding through these Appalachian Mountains are West Virginia’s dazzling rivers. How will you enjoy magnificent waterside views in Almost Heaven this spring?


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This post was last updated on May 13, 2021