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Attractions

Welcome to the Attractions news directory at West Virginia Explorer. Be sure to visit our Attractions Travel Guide for more information about attractions in West Virginia.

Blackwater Falls hosts second annual Cardboard-and-Duct-Tape Boat Race

Blackwater Falls at Blackwater Falls State Park
Blackwater Falls State Park is taking its trademark winter Cardboard-and-Duct-Tape sled race to the water May 27 in its second annual Cardboard-and-Duct-Tape Boat Race. As...

New River Gorge resort encourages kids to run wild

Young guest of Adventures on the Gorge
With constant digital distractions and over-programmed schedules, kids are not as wild as they used to be, and that can affect their lifelong mental...

Cacapon State Park presents Sacagawea program May 26

Sacagawae crossing Cacapon River
Sacagawea, who accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition into the West in 1805, has inspired countless enduring myths and legends and will be...

"Maggie Gray" book-signing scheduled at W.Va. Penitentiary

Entrance to former W.Va. Penitentiary
The West Virginia State Penitentiary on May 25 will host a book-signing with C.J. Plogger, author of a new book documenting the life of...

New exhibit at Harpers Ferry tracks evolution of Camp Hill

Camp Hill at Harpers Ferry, West Virginia (WV)
Rangers at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park on May 26 will open a new exhibit that explores the evolution of the park's lofty Camp...

Volunteers needed to staff Grandview visitor center over summer

Visitor Center at Grandview, New River Gorge National Park and Preserve
The National Park Service is recruiting volunteers to assist in staffing its visitor center at Grandview, near Beckley, West Virginia, this summer in the...

9.5-mile hike planned at Pipestem state park May 27

Tram at Pipestem Resort State Park, Pipestem, WV, Summers County, Bluestone Region
Hikers up for a challenge are invited to join in a free 9.5-mile trek at Pipestem Resort State Park on May 27, part of the...

Canaan Valley Resort presents full weekend of Memorial Day events

Lodge at Canaan Valley Resort
Summer officially starts June 21, but Canaan Valley Resort marks the season Memorial Day with an eventful long weekend that includes hikes, wagon rides,...

W.Va. resort ranked among top five Mother's Day destinations

Mothers Day at Adventures on the Gorge
Adventures on the Gorge has been named one of the top five Mother’s Day destinations in the U.S. by national travel and realty magazine...

Harpers Ferry presents heirloom gardening program

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park invites the public to attend its heirloom gardening program "City Farming: Food in the Backyard" on Saturday and Sunday,...

National Park visitors spent more than $58 million in so. W.Va.

Sandstone Falls, Summers County, New River Gorge Region
A new report issued by the National Park Service indicates 1,347,957 visitors to national parks in southern West Virginia spent $58,604,300 in nearby communities...

Saturday birding hikes return to Kanawha State Forest

The popular “Birding Around the Sun” nature hikes will return to Kanawha State Forest this May, and, for the third year, the hikes will...

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