Saturday, July 24, 2021

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...

Haunted WV, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park: Frozen Alive

Cass Scenic Railroad State Park: Frozen Alive. In 1901 the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company built the town of Cass due to a massive lumber demand across the...

Haunted WV, Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park: The Screams of War

Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park: The Screams of War. With a planned attack on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, Union Brigadier General Duffié, ordered to destroy Confederate property. In...

WVVIPP Road Trip: Part 3

We are back once again on another West Virginia Very Important Park Person (WVVIPP) Road Trip.  This road trip will finish out our WVVIPP Cards by taking us...
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...
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,...
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....

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