Carolyne Whelan

West Virginia

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  1. The One Place to Visit 8 National Parks and Heritage Areas

    West Virginia

    Harpers Ferry is part of eight overlapping national parks and heritage areas.

  2. 3 Local Cycling Shops in the Greenbrier Valley

    West Virginia

    Whether you are an avid cyclist or new to the sport, these shops can help help you rent, buy, or fix a bicycle. You might even find a new group of friends to ride with, too!

  3. Cycling on the Paint Creek Scenic Trail

    West Virginia

    At 44 miles long, the Paint Creek Scenic Trail is the perfect road ride to get a taste of the state by bicycle.

  4. Coopers Rock State Forest - Mountain Biking

    West Virginia

    Coopers Rock State Forest packs a punch with almost 50 miles of mountain biking trails for riders of all skill levels.

  5. Valley Falls State Park - Mountain Biking

    West Virginia

    Mountain biking at Valley Falls State Park has some challenging climbs and descents for riders to tackle, but there are some easier trails along the river for beginners.

  6. Pedal Right Out of D.C., into History and Charm

    West Virginia

    Bike right from D.C. into natural beauty to explore history and charm along the C&O Canal Towpath to Harpers Ferry and Shepherdstown.

  7. Monongahela National Forest - Mountain Biking

    West Virginia

    Monongahela National Forest has more than 80 miles of mountain biking trails that will challenge riders at every skill level.

  8. Seneca State Forest - Mountain Biking

    West Virginia

    If you are looking for quintessential West Virginia mountain biking that is great for beginners, group rides, and families, you will want to visit Seneca State Forest.

  9. Big Bear Lake Trail Center - Mountain Biking

    West Virginia

    Home to plenty of rock gardens, big boulder drops, and a rewarding vista after a long ascent, the Big Bear trail system is well worth the cost of entry.

  10. Beyond the Pinnacle: 4 More Things to Discover at Coopers Rock

    West Virginia

    There's a lot more to explore at Coopers Rock after you take in the views.

  11. Inside Look at Bridge Day: The Most Historic Event in the Most Elite Extreme Sport

    West Virginia

    It’s usually illegal to BASE jump in national parks, but every 3rd Saturday in October, Bridge Day celebrates the extreme sport.

  12. 5 Most History-Rich Hikes in Harpers Ferry

    West Virginia

    Try one of these hikes and explore the historic town of Harpers Ferry for yourself.

  13. The Par 3 You Won’t Want to Overlook

    West Virginia

    At Coonskin Park Golf Course, you can forgo the formalities (and price tag) of country club golf in favor of a fun, family-friendly atmosphere.

  14. 6 Totally Free National Parks in the Mountain State

    West Virginia

    There are several National Parks in West Virginia that don't charge an entry fee.

  15. Big Bear - Mountain Biking

    West Virginia

    There's a reason Big Bear Lake in West Virginia is becoming a destination spot for mountain bikers. With plenty of rock gardens, big boulder drops, and a rewarding vista after a long ascent, this trail system is well worth the cost of entry.

  16. Coopers Rock State Forest - Mountain Biking

    West Virginia

    Start your day out riding the mountain bike trails at Coopers Rock State Forest, and reward yourself with some bird watching and a long gaze off the overlook.

  17. This Tiny Mountain Town is an Outdoor Adventurer's Dream

    West Virginia

    No matter the season, there is no shortage of things to do near Thomas, West Virginia. Here are are a few of the best outdoor adventure spots in the area.

  18. 3 Camping Recipes with an Appalachian Twist

    West Virginia

    Want to upgrade your campsite cooking? Give it a hearty country touch with some age-old mountain advice.

  19. 5 Lesser-Known (But Just as Amazing) Trails Near the Nation's #1 National Park Hike

    West Virginia

    The New River Gorge National River has plenty of iconic trails, including the “Nation’s #1 National Park Hike”— but it’s also got some secret routes.

  20. Need Motivation For Your Mountain Run? How ‘Bout a Drink?

    West Virginia

    The Mountain Momma Hash House Harriers (M2H3) are one of thousands of chapters of a non-competitive running club around the world who celebrate fun, tomfoolery and a moderate amount of fitness, along with the occasional beer.

  21. 3 Local Cycling Shops in the Greenbrier Valley

    West Virginia

    Whether you are an avid cyclist or new to the sport, these shops can help help you rent, buy, or fix a bicycle. You might even find a new group of friends to ride with, too!