Thursday, January 27, 2022

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...

Do you know? About, “Our Lady of the Pines.”

About, "Our Lady of the Pines, Smallest Church in 48 States!" • The church is only 12 feet by 24 feet in size. • Lithuanian immigrant Peter L. Milkint built...

Do you know? About, “Thorny Mountain Fire Tower.”

About, “Thorny Mountain Fire Tower at Seneca State Forest.” • Thorny Mountain Fire Tower got its start as the Michael Mountain Fire Tower built in 1924, 4.8 miles away. ...

Do you know? About, “Falls of Hills Creek!”

About, "Falls of Hills Creek!" • There are three cascading waterfalls along the trail varying in height: the first at 20 feet, the second at 45 feet, and the...

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...

Camping in a Fire Tower: Seneca State Forest

We have traveled all over the Eastern Side of the United States and still are finding extraordinary and unique opportunities like this in our home state. When we...

Our First Ever Winter Camping Trip: Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park

It's something that doesn't appeal to everyone. But, we gave it a shot and had walked away with a better and chillier understanding of Winter Camping. We...

Haunted WV, Tu-Endie-Wei State Park: The Curse of Chief Cornstalk

Tu-Endie-Wei State Park: The Curse of Chief Cornstalk. The haunted tales of Point Pleasant, West Virginia, and the creature that terrorized this small town known as the Mothman have...

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...

Haunted WV, North Bend State Park Rail Trail: Tomb Tunnel

North Bend State Park Rail Trail: Tomb Tunnel. The original Eatons Tunnel, Tunnel 21, was built in 1867. With the advancement in larger locomotives, the roofs on many of...

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