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Welcome to Marlinton
Hip and historic meet in Marlinton with intimate coffee shops, family recreation, retro diners, pre-Civil War cabins, a farmers market, and a century-old music hall. Whether you come for an adventurous weekend in the mountains, a long overdue family reunion, or just a quiet time with your significant other Marlinton, West Virginia offers you a great central location for your ultimate getaway.
Located perfectly between the free-flowing Greenbrier River and the famous 78-mile-long Greenbrier River Trail, Marlinton offers something unique to visitors. Here you can experience hiking, road biking as well as mountain biking, paddling down the river as well as some of the best small mouth bass fishing found anywhere.
Head north for a trip Back to the Future, experiencing the rumble of steam locomotives and the high-tech world of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Venture south of Marlinton and make some Natural Tracks through the Cranberry Glades Botanical Area, the Falls of Hills Creek and Beartown State Park. Alternatively, you can let the Greenbrier River Trail guide you through your adventures. Or use the listings on this site to put together your own itinerary.
Wherever you choose to go while you stay in Marlinton, you’ll find the innkeepers are professional, the outfitters knowledgeable, and the locals welcoming.
GoMarlinton partners include the Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce, the Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Greenbrier River Trail Association, Snowshoe Mountain, the Pocahontas County Opera House Foundation, The Pocahontas Times, City National Bank, State Farm Insurance – Darren Jackson Agency, Marlinton Rotary, L. Jay Knicely Insurance, Woodford Oil, Mitchell Chevrolet, Pocahontas Woods, Greenbrier River Trail State Park, Frontier Communications, and the Town of Marlinton.
GoMarlinton is a group of citizen and local business volunteers whose mission is to grow our local economy by enhancing our community identity and reaching out to the tourism market. Participation and support of beautification and hospitality initiatives, as well as community involvement is key to our success.