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Recreation

Welcome to the Recreation news category at West Virginia Explorer. Be sure to visit our Recreation guide for information about indoor and outdoor recreation in West Virginia.

Grocer in Oak Hill, W.Va., introduces weekly produce service

In its second summer in the historic White Oak depot at Oak Hill, W.Va., The Depot Produce & More is increasing its variety of...

Powell Mountain Goat beloved inhabitant of central West Virginia

Powell Mountain Goat, Nicholas County
Photojournalist Anne Johnson on May 1 stopped on the flank of Powell Mountain in central West Virginia to visit its regionally famous inhabitant -- a...

Harpers Ferry rangers to lead strenuous May 8 hike to Split...

Rangers with the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park will lead a particularly strenuous hike to Split Rock on the Loudoun Heights Trail May 8,...

AOTG: discount for fall rafting on Gauley ends April 30

Rafters pull into a Gauley River rapid, Gauley River National Recreation Area, Adventures on the Gorge
Whitewater rafters planning to run the Gauley River in autumn have until the end of April to take advantage of savings of up to...

Trail system in Mount Hope a blueprint for rural W.Va. towns

Phoenix Fitness Trail, Mount Hope, West Virginia (WV)
Officials say a fitness trail unveiled today in Mount Hope is only the first phase of an initiative that could help attract investment to...

Bands to raft New River with premium ticket holders June 3

Rafters plow through rapid on New River, ACE Adventure Resort
If you love music as much as whitewater rafting, now's your chance to purchase tickets for the three-day Mountain Music Festival at ACE Adventure...

Full rafting comeback expected on New River following 2016 floods

Rafts gather beneath the New River Gorge Bridge
The commercial whitewater-rafting season in the New River Gorge kicked off with high water and high hopes in March, and though water levels have...

Escape-rooms at Glade Springs attract players to statewide network

Escape-rooms at Glade Springs resort are attracting players to a growing network of physical adventure games across the Mountain State, according to a spokeswoman...

Ranger to guide evening hikes to secluded cliff on Summersville Lake

Long Point photo courtesy Anne Johnson
Beginning April 24, a ranger will guide Monday evening hikes to the secluded Long Point overlook at Summersville Lake in south-central West Virginia, offering...

2017 spring gobbler season in West Virginia begins April 17

Spring Gobbler in West Virginia (WV)
Spring gobbler season in West Virginia opens Monday, April 17, and state officials are predicting a good season boosted by the 2016 cicada emergence. Hunters may...

Two Fayetteville, W.Va., bike shops recognized nationally for outreach

Court Street, Fayetteville West Virginia (WV)
The League of American Bicyclists has selected two bike shops in Fayetteville to receive its Bicycle-Friendly Business designation, according to a spokesperson from a...

Trout being stocked in five park lakes in advance of Earth...

Trout being stocked in WV State Parks
The W.Va. Division of National Resources is stocking trout in five state park lakes on April 22 to encourage family fishing during the Earth...

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