Thursday, January 27, 2022

Haunted WV, Babcock State Park: Murder at Cabin 13

Babcock State Park: Murder at Cabin 13. For months the Reverend James Flippo and his wife Cheryl were being stalked. They didn’t know who the person was, but they...
Watoga HQ

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....
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...

Haunted WV, North Bend State Park Rail Trail: Silver Run Tunnel

Growing Up West Virginia Presents: Haunted State Parks! North Bend State Park Rail Trail: Silver Run Tunnel. In 1910 a young train engineer was making the 169-mile midnight run between...

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...
Green Bank Observatory

Green Bank Observatory – A tour of telescopes and much more!

Can you believe that a place exists, deep in the heart of West Virginia, where you won't find any cell signal? No wi-fi, no cordless phones, no Bluetooth,...

Do you know? About, “Hawks Nest Tunnel Disaster!”

About, "Hawks Nest Tunnel Disaster!" • The Hawks Nest Tunnel Disaster is considered to be one of the worlds worst industrial disasters and by some the worst in American...

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...
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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