Thursday, January 27, 2022
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Father’s Day Weekend at Watoga State Park

This week our house has been full of excitement.  We have the older two boys this weekend, and it will be their first camping trip of the season....

Bakers Run Campground, Sutton, WV: Site 04

Bakers Run, a Corps of Engineers Campground with 77 sites located on the Tail Water of Sutton Lake.   Address: 1628 Bakers Run Rd, Sutton, WV 26601Phone: (304) 765-5631Sutton...
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Elk River Water Trail, a Hidden Gem in Braxton County, WV.

This weekend we made our yearly pilgrimage to the Historic Town of Sutton, the county seat of Braxton County, to kayak the Elk River Water Trail (ERWT) for the 5th...
Heading to the Depot.

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park – A Train Ride Through Time.

A small historic logging town sits in the Valley of the Appalachian Mountains. Smoke billows from the stacks of 100-year-old trains.  Miles of breathtaking views climbing to 4700...

Do you know? About, “The Elk River Water Trail!”

• The Elk River is a 177-mile river that cuts through the heart of West Virginia. • Every year in June, the Elk River Hosts the “Elk River Summer...

Breathtakingly Amazing: High Knob Fire Tower Trail

Heading out this morning, we tossed our hiking gear in the vehicle and hit the road. Today's drive wasn't a planned hiking trip.  But, if the opportunity presented itself, we...

Do you know? About, “Cranberry Glades Botanical Area.”

About, "Cranberry Glades Botanical Area: Monongahela National Forest!" • The Cranberry Glades Botanical Area the "Glades” is the largest area of protected bogs in West Virginia. • The Botanical Area...

Stonewall Resort, A Weekend Bust?

Heather and I are both having a rough week and in need of a small weekend getaway.  I called one of our favorite State Parks, Stonewall Resort and...
WVVIPP WV Road Trip: Part 2

WVVIPP Road Trip: Part 2

We had such a wonderful time on our first West Virginia Very Important Park Person (WVVIPP) Road Trip, we jumped in the vehicle and headed South.  This time...

Do you know? About, “Seneca Rocks!”

About, “Seneca Rocks!” • The white Tuscarora quartzite rock formation rises over 900 feet above the North Fork River and is one of the best-known landmarks in WV. • Didn’t...

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