Camping in West Virginia

Rich in natural beauty, camping in West Virginia amazes. Visit unique underground caverns in Riverton and Seneca Rocks, shop the statewide collection of handmade crafts, art and cuisine showcasing the best of West Virginia at Tamarack or take the family to Camden Amusement Park for a day of action and excitement. 

Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum
Located in a restored Victorian-era schoolhouse, the Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum features a guided tour, interactive displays, an operating O gauge train layout, a unique gift shop, and a restored railroad caboose onsite.

Oil & Gas Museum
Oil and natural gas were discovered in western Virginia by the first explorers in the mid-1700s. George Washington acquired 250 acres in what is now West Virginia because it contained an oil and gas spring. This was in 1771, making the father of our country the first petroleum industry speculator.

Palace of Gold
Palace of Gold was originally created to be a home for Swami Srila Prabhupada, founder of The International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Today, it stands as a tribute to Srila Prabhupada and is visited by thousands of people yearly. The palace features breathtaking stained glass windows and beautiful grounds.

West Virginia Penitentiary
West Virginia Penitentiary is a historical site that is over 120 years old. It is an imposing stone structure fashioned in the castellated Gothic architectural style and features opportunities to learn about the riots, great escapes, and the life of a prisoner.

Equestrian Adventures
Enjoy great trail riding on horseback in the beautiful and scenic New River Gorge, West Virginia. Go for a whitewater trip on the New or Gauley rivers for the thrill of a lifetime. Start your West Virginia horseback adventure here. We have 32 horses and over 6000 acres of beautiful riding terrain at the New River Gorge in West Virginia.

Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine
Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine is 1500 feet of underground passages that have been restored from the mine operated by the Phillips Family in the late 1800's. Get an authentic view of low seam coal mining from its earliest manual stages to modern mechanized operation.

Sunshine Farm and Gardens
Sunshine Farm and Gardens, In the past 27 years they've managed to amass a diverse collection of well over 10,000 different, hardy to zone 5 perennials, bulbs, trees and shrubs from every corner of the Earth on a 60-acre mountain top.

Appalachian National Scenic Trail
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a 2,167-mile (3,488 km) footpath along the ridge crests and across the major valleys of the Appalachian Mountains from Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in north Georgia. The trail traverses Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina and Georgia.