Create Timeless Memories this Winter in West Virginia

Home to endless adventures, wintertime in West Virginia is full of memory making experiences. Whether you want to head outside and play in the snow or stay inside and stay warm, West Virginia has perfect winter activities for everyone to enjoy all season long.

Skiing and Snowboarding

Grab you gear and head to the beautiful mountains of West Virginia for unforgettable skiing and snowboarding sessions. With 27 slopes, a terrain park and 10 lifts Winterplace Ski Resort is always a favorite winter destination. Winterplace is perfect for beginner and expert skiers and snowboards and has been consistently voted as a great place to learn how to ski and snowboard in the Southeast.

At Canaan Valley Resort State Park trips down the slope are accompanied by beautiful Almost Heaven scenery. Canaan Valley Resort has 47 trails for all ages and experience levels. A fan favorite, the Timber Trail is a must-do as this trail leads you 1.25 miles down the scenic mountain.

With three distinct areas with miles of trails to experience, Snowshoe Mountain Resort should be on any skier or snowboarders winter bucket list. Snowshoe Mountain Resort has more than 60 trails and includes five terrain parks and night skiing for a truly epic mountain adventure.

Head to Oglebay Resort for snowy skiing and snowboarding sessions. A great place to learn or brush up on your skiing and snowboarding skills, Oglebay Resort is perfect for a mountain getaway.

Snow Tubing

West Virginia’s mountain resorts are also home to tube parks that provide hours of wintertime fun. From the largest snow tubing park in the state at Winterplace Ski Resort to one of the longest multi-lane tube parks in the Mid-Atlantic at Canaan Valley Resort State Park, experience the thrill of riding down Almost Heavens mountains with an unforgettable snow tubing session.

Ice Skating

Glide around this winter and create incredible memories this winter on an ice rink. Take the whole family for a day filled with ice skating and hot cocoa. The Morgantown Ice Arena, Memorial Ice Skating Rink at Wheeling Park, Canaan Valley Resort State Park and the South Charleston Memorial Ice Arena are all great places for incredible ice skating.

Cross-Country Skiing

Explore the beauty of Almost Heaven with a cross-country skiing trip. Head to Pipestem Resort State Park or Blackwater Falls State Park where your trips will be surrounded by stunning scenic beauty. At White Grass Ski Touring Center experience 25-30 km of groomed trails for impeccable cross-country skiing. If you don’t have your own equipment don’t worry White Grass has full rental services. If you get hungry stop by White Grass Café for tasty soups and snacks.

At Alpine Lake Resort, an extensive network of trails over hundreds of acres awaits. The resorts groomed trails are great for those who enjoy striding, skating, snow shoeing and telemarking.

Winter in Almost Heaven

This post was last updated on August 3, 2020