9 stunning photos that capture winter in West Virginia

 

The Mountain State in winter is a sight to behold. Every contour and fold stands in sharp relief, revealing details our eyes take for granted.

Take a second look and enjoy:

 

1. A golden pathway at Blackwater Falls

A frozen river turns golden at sunset, Blackwater Falls State Park, WV

 

 

2. Tubing at Winterplace

Two boys going tubing down Winterplace's tubing lanes, WV

 

 

3. A Harpers Ferry winter

Black horses pull a wagon down historic district at Harpers Ferry, WV

 

 

4. Carrollton’s covered bridge

Red covered bridge under a coat of snow in Carrollton, WV

 

 

5. Christmas card-ready scene at Dolly Sods

Snow-covered pines at Dolly Sods, WV

 

 

6. Red barn in Pocahontas County

Red barn in a yellow field, bordered by a gray frozen pond, West Virginia

 

 

7. A cobalt forest in Blackwater Canyon

Snow-covered conifers in foreground, dark blue forest in background. Blackwater Canyon, WV

 

 

8. Iced berries, Morgantown

Ice-covered branch with red berries, Morgantown, WV

 

 

9. Barns of Preston County

Grey, red, and black barns viewed from a distance. Snowy fields. West Virginia

 

 

This post was last updated on October 18, 2017