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2022 19th Annual Tour De Coal

The 19th annual Tour De Coal – The largest Flatwater event in the US will be held on June18, 2022.

Color the River

Head to the Greenbrier River for a fun float! Bring your kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, tubes or anything that will keep

New & Gauley River Adventures

Lazy K’s Campground and Canoe Livery

Greenbrier River Campground and Cabins

ACE Adventure Resort

Adventures on the Gorge Resort

Turn Game Day into a West Virginia Weekend Getaway

College football season is in full swing throughout the Mountain State. Whether you’re a Mountaineer or a member of the

5 must-see stops on the Allegheny Trail

The Allegheny Trail is a 330-mile trail that runs through the eastern part of West Virginia from Bruceton Mills to

Get on the Water in Almost Heaven

You don’t need your own equipment to have fun on the water: jet skis, paddle boards, kayaks and boats. Instead,

Top 5 Ways to Spend Your Summer Outside in WV

Summers in Almost Heaven make it difficult to want to stay inside.  Luckily, there are plenty of enjoyable outdoor options

Memorial Day Weekend: Almost Heaven Style

In West Virginia, Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summertime and all of the sunshine fun that comes with

Experience the Best of Winter or Spring at These Stunning Places

Make the most of this time as winter transitions into spring and get out and explore the Mountain State. From

West Virginia State Parks

Your Guide to Exploring the Monongahela National Forest

The Monongahela National Forest covers a massive area of nearly 1 million acres and is bursting with breathtaking scenery and

Have you been to West Virginia’s six national parks?

National parks offer incredible opportunities to experience history, explore the state’s natural beauty and venture to gorgeous places you’ve never

5 signs that you definitely belong in West Virginia

West Virginia pride is a real thing. We wear it proudly on our sleeve and aren’t afraid to let anyone

155 ways to enjoy summer in West Virginia

West Virginia turns 155 years young on June 20! And while you’re spending the birthday exploring the beautiful state, here

Life at the lake: These 5 West Virginia spots are perfect for summer

Have you ever had one of those days spent on the lake when everything just seems perfect? Sun-kissed skin, playing

Flying into DC? Take a quick trip to the Eastern Panhandle in West Virginia

So, you’ve just flown into DC and are looking for something amazing to do. Well, look no further than the

The unofficial start to summer in West Virginia

Summer is just around the corner! And West Virginia is the place to be. This season is truly a magical

Relax during these 6 easy adventures in West Virginia

Everyone knows that West Virginia is the prime place for hard-hitting adventures like whitewater rafting the Gauley River’s class V+

Celebrate Earth Day in West Virginia

Earth Day is celebrated worldwide every April 22 in an effort to promote a healthy, sustainable environment. There are many

Elk River Get-A-Way

Yew Mountain Center

Checklist: Best thing to try at every WV State Park

With nearly 50 state parks spread across the state, West Virginia provides a scenic piece of Almost Heaven no matter

The reason why landlocked WV has a lighthouse

  Usually lighthouses are reserved for helping boats navigate dangerous waters, avoid reefs or find entries to harbors. But, even

If your group is planning a retreat, you’ve gotta check these stops out

Researching the activities. Booking the tickets. Collecting the money. Making the cabin reservations. Packing the sandwiches (2 with no mayo!),

The Landing on the Shaver’s Fork

Make every moment count on these 48-hour family escapes

Wild, enchanting backcountry is yours for the weekend. West Virginia’s immersive adventure packages get everybody back to nature. Get ready

Summit Bechtel Reserve

Riverchase Campground & Cabins

5 mountain adventure inns

  If you like a little (or a lot of) adventure with your quaint B&B retreat, these inns have an

The 9 WV gear shops the locals trust

  When it comes to outdoor gear, you get a lot of extra value by shopping local: hometown shops share

Earn that spa dip: 6 adventures near the nation’s first spa town

There’s more to Berkeley Springs than the soothing, historic mineral waters. The mountain-shrouded hamlet is also a hub for outdoor

Greenbrier Outfitters

6 sweet WV adventures for outdoor lovers who also love each other

Time outside is sweet, but time outside with the one you love is even sweeter. So power down your phone

Choose your park Quest!

Do you remember those “Choose Your Own Adventure” books from when you were a kid? Explore the wilderness that way

6 totally free National Parks in the Mountain State

There are several National Parks to explore in the Mountain State—all with no entry fee! Pack your hiking boots and

Anglers: this is your dream escape

Reel in plenty of relaxation and that prize bass at the Angler’s Inn. This Victorian bed and breakfast is nestled

All the best mountain fall fests

  BASE jumping, apple butter, lumberjackin’— it’s fall festival time in West Virginia. Here are some our best mountain fests:

True, tranquil lakeside luxury

Soak in West Virginia’s rugged mountain beauty, without sacrificing the comforts of home at Stonewall Resort. This secluded retreat is

7 best ways to enjoy a day at North Bend Lake

Hit the water or head to the trail to make the most of this picturesque lake and surrounding land. If

An insider’s guide to the most off-the-beaten-path trails in the Mountain State

There is no shortage of wilderness in the Mountain State, so there are plenty of secluded hikes to get away

5 reasons to take the Coal River Walhonde Water Trail

If you love a good river float, canoe excursion, or kayak trip, then the Coal River is the place for

4 Labor Day weekend getaways for the family

Labor Day is the weekend to kiss the summer goodbye. Wondering how you and your family can savor the last

The many moods of the Cheat River (and when’s best to ride!)

The Cheat River is one of the longest free-flowing paddling destinations in the east, and northern West Virginia’s premier aquatic

7 places you didn’t know you could take your pooch to play

Get out in the West Virginia wilderness, and get a little closer to man’s best friend. Here are 7 adventures

6 accessible river spots to launch your boat

Launch your boat for a scenic paddle in West Virginia, where you’ll find some of the most scenic rivers in

Mountain Surf Paddle Sports

Hit the West Virginia water— hard

You can take part in just about any watersport that you can think of in the Mountain State. Whether you’re

Plan a prime man-cation

Need a getaway with just the guys? West Virginia’s got plenty to do, whether it’s rafting, hiking, biking or just

Take the trail less traveled— really less traveled!

Have you ever paddled a water trail? Water trails (also called blueways) are river or lake routes for small, non-motorized

WV’s most unique fishing opportunity

Fishing the Bluestone in Southern West Virginia feels more like a Western trout stream than an Appalachian river. The Bluestone

Coal River Group

How many of these 45 authentic WV experiences have you had?

West Virginia has never been one to follow the trends— I mean, we exist because we created our own state

EAGLES NEST CAMPGROUND

Seneca State Forest

6 best dog-friendly adventures in WV

If you’re a dog lover, you’ll probably agree that taking Sparky (or Rover, or Fido) with you on a walk

Summer at the lake: Top 7 WV lakes for family fun

There’s no better place to spend the hottest days of summer than by a cool lake, and West Virginia has

Watoga State Park

Riverside Campground has 50 sites and is open from April 1 to October 31. Twenty five sites are reservable from

Trough General Store

Seasonal canoe rental and general store. Offers shuttle service.

Teter Creek Lake Wildlife Management Area – Barbour

137 acres – Hunting limited due to size of area. Teter Creek Lake provides trout and warmwater fishing. Boat launch

Sunset Beach Marina at Cheat Lake

1,170 acre lake offers canoe, pontoon, power boat and ski boat rentals. Docking and launching facilities available. Boat repairs, parts,

Stonewall Jackson -WMA-Lewis

Wild life management area located in Weston, Lewis County. Access the area by using I-79 Exits 91 and 96.

St. Albans Roadside Park

St. Albans Roadside Park offers a boat ramp, dock and four overnight camp sites with electricity. No reservations or tents.

Shepherdstown Pedal & Paddle LLC.

Come rent bicycles to ride on the nearby scenic C|amp;O Canal towpath or rent kayaks and canoes to paddle on

River Riders, Inc.

River Riders offers the finest white water rafting, tubing, stand up paddle boards, canoes, kayaks, zip line canopy tour and

Northlake Cabin/Inn – Canaan Valley

80 acre development, 11 acre deepwater lake with excellent catch and release fishing. Located 5 miles from the three ski

North Bend Outfitters

Description: Outdoor Recreation Retailer And Equipment Rental Specialist. Mountain Bikes, Canoes, Kayaks, Paddle Boats And Jon Boats Are Available For

New River Outfitters & Guide Service

Courtesy | customer satisfaction are our trademark, we offer the finest in float fishing excursions for smallmouth bass, on the

Monongahela National Forest – Cheat Ranger District Office

U.S. Forest Service Office is located in the Monongahela National Forest and home of the Northern Research Station. This facility

Magic Island

Lost River State Park

Featuring 26 vacation cabins. Nearby camping, hiking and overlook. This facility is included in “A Guide to Accessible Recreation in

Lost River Campground

Lake Sherwood Recreation Area

For reservations call 877-444-6777 or visit . Campsites: 105 tent or trailer sites. Boating, hiking, fishing, hunting. Location: i-64, exit

Kumbrabow State Forest

This facility is included in “A Guide to Accessible Recreation in West Virginia.” Please check the Guide or the site

Jack Horner’s Corner

Last minute convenience and gift shop, bike and canoe rental. Some fast food and pizza available.

Gauley River National Recreation Area

Gauley River National Recreation Area was created in 1988 to protect the gorges and swift, winding waters of 25 miles

Fort Spring Boat Launch

Canoe/kayak put-in located seven miles from Alderson. Enjoy mild whitewater along the downstream, two to three-hour journey to Alderson.

Coal River Walhonde Water Trail

A Series Of Planned River Trips On The Big, Little And Lower Coal Rivers. The Trail Is Bound To Be

Coal River Kayak and Canoe Rental

Coal River Kayak |amp; Canoe Rental is based in the Coal River Watershed that includes the Coal river, Big Coal

Coal River Science & Education Center

The Coal River Center is an educational and informational center for visitors to the Coal River Watershed region. The 1,700

Cheat River Lodge & Riverside Cabins

The Cheat River Lodge is a unique privately owned getaway located on the Cheat River in the Monongahela National Forest

Cheat Mountain Touring Center

Cheat Mountain Touring Center offers lodging, canoe rentals | shuttles, mountain bike shuttles | tours, area information | map sales.

Burnsville Lake

Wild Life Management Area located in Burnsville, Braxton County. DNR:(304)924-6211 ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS:(304)853-2822 (LAKE)

Bluestone Wildlife Management Area

Bluestone Wildlife Management Area offers 330 campsites along New River, Bluestone Lake and Indian Creek. It is New River at

Bluestone State Park

Bluestone State Park offers its guests with numerous recreational opportunities. Some of the activities available are hiking, boating, fishing, swimming,

Blackwater Outdoor Adventures

Blackwater Outdoor Adventures is an outfitter located on the Cheat River near Blackwater Falls and the Canaan Valley, WV. We specialize

Appalachian Sport Lodge

NUMBER OF UNITS: 4 Two-Room Efficiency Rental Units, with Kitchenette and Full Bath Sleeps 2 – 6 Plan to stay

Alpine Ministries

As A Ministry Of Appalachian Bible College And Alpine Bible Camp, We Specialize In Adventure recreation For Church Groups And

Tawney Farm, LLC

Looking for a peaceful and private, safe and secure place to camp on the Gauley? Look no further! The Tawney

Summersville Lake Retreat and Lighthouse

     Summersville Lake Retreat, located in the heart of West Virginia’s Mountain Lakes Region and is situated between the Gauley

PADLZ Canoe & Kayak Rentals

We at Padlz Canoe |amp; Kayak Rentals pride ourselves in customer service providing fast, courteous and inexpensive rental services. We

Outdoor Adventures

Outfitting the Greenbrier Valley in eastern West Virginia since 1994. Specializing in travel planning, float, spin and fly-fishing on The

North Bend State Park

Named for the horseshoe curve of the North Fork of the Hughes River, North Bend State Park in West Virginia,