Head north for a trip Back to the Future and experience the rumble of steam locomotives, as well as 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 choose from the attractions below to put together your own itinerary.
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Beartown State Park
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Nestled in the mountains of West Virginia, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park offers excursions that transport you back in time to relive an era when steam-driven locomotives were an essential part of everyday life. For general information and reservations, click the link.
One of Nature’s most spectacular wonders, a trip to the Cranberry Glades Botanical Area is one you’ll want to make each season. Whether you are looking at an individual fuchsia-colored Wild Orchid or taking in the beauty of the bog plains, there is a special tranquility found only here.
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad
Falls of Hills Creek
Greenbrier River Trail
The Greenbrier River Trail is a 78-mile long rail trail operated by West Virginia State Parks. Trail uses include bicycling, backpacking, cross-country skiing and horseback riding. A packed, crusher run surface coupled with a mere 1% grade creates an ease of riding that allows cyclists, young and old, to enjoy the many breathe-taking views.
Pearl S. Buck Birthplace
Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope
Snowshoe Mountain Resort
High atop Cheat Mountain is a destination unlike any you will find. It is Snowshoe Mountain! A magical place for people of all ages, this incredible resort offers adventures and activities that will take you to new heights.