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Explore Lost River

Whether You choose to Relax or Wander, 
Your Appalachian Adventure Starts Here
Artist's Marketplace at the Lost River Artisans Co-op

The Lost River Artisan's Cooperative Marketplace is not to be missed! The shop showcases work by local artists and includes the work of local potters, painters, print makers, knitters, fiber artists, glass makers, photographers, candle and soap makers, and more.

1.9 Miles

Trout Pond National Recreation Area

Trout Pond Recreation Area boasts two beautiful lakes: the 17 acre Rock Cliff Lake and Trout Pond, West Virginia's only natural lake. Relax on a sandy mountain beach or fish for stocked native Brook trout. Hike around the lakes or grab your swimsuit and enjoy Rock Cliff lake's designated swimming area. Picnic tables, shelters, and a playground make this an excellent location for picnics with the family.

3.7 Miles

Lost River State Park

The Lost River State Park provides hiking, biking, swimming, and horseback riding for locals and guests to the Lost River Valley. Don't miss a hike to the top of Cranny Crow Overlook for a view spanning five counties.

7.8 Miles

Hidden Trails Riding Stables

Hidden Trails Stables is a family friendly riding stable that offers guided horse back trail rides in Lost River State Park. Rides range from 1/2 hr. - 2 hr. Their experienced guides and gentle horses mean riders of all skill levels can enjoy a ride along scenic and shaded trails in the park.

11 Miles

Valley View Golf Course

Designed by Russell Roberts and Bill Ward, Valley View Golf Club was built in 1968. Located along the South Branch of the Potomac River, the course affords beautiful views of the valley.

28 Miles

Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad

Book a rail excursion combining comfort with history, nature, and wildlife exploration for the whole family. Spot majestic bald eagles, book a dinner journey or just journey into the heart of Appalachia by rail.

37 Miles

Seneca Rocks

One of the best-known landmarks in West Virginia, Seneca Rocks rise nearly 900 feet above the North Fork River and are a popular attraction with rock climbers and hikers.

59 Miles

Blackwater Falls

The falls, whose amber-colored waters plunge five stories then twist and tumble through an eight-mile long gorge. The black water is a result of tannic acid from fallen hemlock and red spruce needles. This area is one of the most photographed sites in West Virginia.

67 Miles

Dolly Sods Wilderness Area

The 17,371 acre Dolly Sods Wilderness in the Monongahela National Forest is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System

82 Miles

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