Nature's Playground - Outdoor Recreation / Outfitters

Elk Springs Resort, Fly Shop and Outfitter

Luxurious accommodations, fine dining, expert fly fishing guide service with trout ponds all located on the legendary Elk River, near the base of Snowshoe Mountain. elkspringswv@aol.com
www.elkspringswv.com

Falls of Hills Creek

Tucked away in a narrow gorge just off the Highland Scenic Highway (Route 150 in Pocahontas County),  is a hidden treasure known as the Falls of Hills Creek Scenic Area. This popular 114 acre area contains three waterfalls – 25 feet, 45 feet, and 63 feet. The lower falls, at 63 feet is the second highest waterfall in West Virginia.

www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mnf/recarea/?recid=9914

Knapp’s Creek Trout Lodge

Knapp’s Creek Trout Lodge is a private lodge and guiding service, specializing in fly fishing and outdoor adventures.
304-799-449
www.knappscreektroutlodge.com

Monongahela National Forest Cranberry Mountain Nature Center and Cranberry Glades Botanical Area

The Cranberry Mountain Nature Center has many interesting features  including an exhibit hall, auditorium, events and programs. The Cranberry Glades Botanical Area protects the largest area of bogs in West Virginia. Bogs are acidic wetlands more commonly found in the northern areas of this country and in Canada. The ground in a bog is spongy and consists largely of partially-decayed plant material known as peat.  The Botanical Area encompasses 750 acres.  The boardwalk for this area is wheelchair accessible.

http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mnf/recarea/?recid=7049

The Ski Barn

The Ski Barn has been providing quality ski and snowboard rentals to guests at all the ski resorts in WV for over 30 years! Open year-round, quality ski and snowboard rentals, lower rates, and fast, friendly service!
www.skibarn.net
contactsnowshoe@skibarn.net

Watoga State Park

Largest of all the state parks in West Virginia, Watoga has over 10,000 acres of sprawling woodland filled with a multitude of recreational opportunities.Watoga State Park consists of 10,100 acres filled with a multitude of recreational activities including 40 miles of hiking trails, 11-acre lake,  swimming, fishing and boating.     Accommodations include cabins and campsites.
www.watoga.com

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