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West Virginia's New River Gorge an ultimate winter retreat

Vacationers arrive at cabin near Fayetteville., West Virginia
Though whitewater rafting on the New River may have ended for the season, winter in the New River Gorge is an ideal time for...

Three holiday light displays attract visitors to Point Pleasant area

Holiday light displays near Point Pleasant, West Virginia, are attracting visitors to this scenic section of the Ohio Valley.
Three holiday light displays near Point Pleasant, West Virginia, are attracting sightseers to one of the most scenic sections of the Ohio River valley. Exhibits...

Canaan Valley Resort ski area sweeps Best-in-Snow awards

A skier at Canaan Valley Resort is captured in mid-jump.
For the second consecutive year, Canaan Valley Resort ski area this week swept Liftopia’s “Best in Snow” awards in the Southeast region of the...

"Trees of Our Heritage" on display at Blennerhassett Museum

It’s beginning to look like Christmas at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History in Parkersburg, with the annual “Trees of Our Heritage” display underway through Dec. 23, 2018.
It’s beginning to look like Christmas at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History in Parkersburg, West Virginia, where the “Trees of Our Heritage” display...

Winter's chill recalls legend of West Virginia bear hunter

"The bear suddenly came down on the hunter's chest and as he did so, Bill caught him by the scruff of the neck and hacked with his knife until he was able to pierce the animal's brain."
The mountains that tower above the Birch River bear the brunt of winter storms that sweep across central West Virginia, and it was here...

Explore winter in West Virginia with Rick Burgess: Part 2

Glade Creek wanders through a snowy hollow at Babcock State Park. Photo courtesy Rick Burgess.
Winter in West Virginia may be more varied than in any other eastern U.S. state: Its northern panhandle suffers the brunt of lake-effect snows, while its...

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