West Virginia Travel Regions
-Wonders of WVA
West Virginia: Eastern Region:Outdoor Adventures
The Angler's Inn Fishing Guides
Harper's Ferry, (304)535-1239
Professionally guided fishing trips
Harpers Ferry, (304)535-6331; Charleston, (304)744-5157
Bike and hike along this national scenic trail, which passes through West Virginia at Harpers Ferry.
Berkeley Springs State Park
Berkeley Springs, (304)258-2711,
Working mineral spa in a quaint historic setting, with spa and health treatments year-round. Also see George Washington's bathtub, the only outdoor monument to presidential bathing.
Blue Ridge Outfitters
Harpers Ferry, (304)725-3444,
Class II-III rapids on excursions past Harpers Ferry; a half-day trip down the Potomac; in a canoe on the Shenandoah River.
C&O Canal National Historical Park
Along the Potomac River, (301)739-4200
Boat rides, (301)299-3613, (202)653-5910
Hike or bike on this former tow path canal used to transport cargo from Cumberland, Md., to Georgetown in the District of Columbia, during the latter half of the nineteenth century. The canal runs 184.5 miles from DC to Cumberland, including a portion along the Potomac on the Maryland side of the border with West Virginia, from Harpers Ferry to Paw Paw, site of the Paw Paw tunnel. Camping, fishing and boating in designated areas.
Cacapon Resort State Park
Berkeley Springs, (304)258-1022,
Features 18-hole championship golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, horseback riding and lakeside beach. Fifty-room lodge and 30 cabins available year round.
Coolfont Resort, Spa and Conference Center
Berkeley Springs, (304)258-4500,
(800)888-8768, (800)CALL WVA
Spa pampering, private woodland chateaus, boating, hiking, swimming, tennis and snow tubing. Smoking cessation and other programs available.
Homestead Farms Riding Stable
Western style trail rides through the West Virginia countryside.
L&D Fishing Tours
Charles Town, (304)728-6030
Guided fishing trips on the Shenandoah River. Excellent bass fishing, canoes or motor boats.
Locust Hill Golf Club
Charles Town, (304)728-7300
Semi-private golf course located just west of Charles Town. Recommended by Golf Digest.
Merry Mount Riding and Training Center
Summer, day camp and special weekend packages.
River and Trail Outfitters
Harpers Ferry, 301-695-5177
Raft, kayak, canoe and tube trips on the Potomac and Shenandoah. Winter cross country ski tours.
Harper's Ferry, (304)535-2663, (800)326-7238
Raft, Canoe, Kayak, Ducky and Tube the Shenandoah. Great family fun only 60 minutes from Washington and Baltimore.
Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area
Berkeley and Morgan counties,
22,000 acres of forest features hunting, a rifle range, 75 primitive campsites and a 200-acre lake with boating and fishing.
Stonebridge Golf Club
Challenging course with fairways winding through West Virginia hills, offering exciting shots and magnificent vistas.
Timber Ridge Go-Karts
Berkeley Springs, (304)258-4888
Go-Kart rides daily 11 a.m. to dusk, weather permitting. Weekends only September-November.
The West Virginia portion of this trail, formerly called Big Blue Trail, begins in the north at Hancock, Maryland and continues southward through Morgan and Hampshire counties, eventually connecting with the Appalachian Trail.
The Woods Resort
Hedgesville, (304)754-7977, (800)248-2222
This golf resort offers deluxe lodging, dining, tennis, racquetball, year round swimming, with golf packages available on the 27-hole golf course.