There’s an adventure around the bend on every road in Southern West Virginia. Hike among fern-lined forests and view highland bogs along the Cranberry Wilderness Loop in the Monongahela National Forest. Take in amazing mountain views on scenic drive along the Highland Scenic Highway. At about 4,500 feet, the Highland Scenic Highway is the highest major road in West Virginia and provides 18 miles of mystifying driving. The views of the Allegheny Highlands are staggering, and you can see as far as is possible in all directions. Looking for more excitement? There's nothing better than whitewater rafting in Southern West Virginia. Between the New and the Gauley Rivers, the white water rafting you’ll find here is some of the best in the world. The New River is actually one of the world’s oldest rivers, and has become an annual destination for beginners and experts alike. The Gauley has more than 100 rapids on its course and is a proving ground for those looking to step it up. The adventure doesn't end there! Southern West Virginia serves up a big helping of aerial adventures, biking, hiking, snow sports, off-road purisuits, hunting, fishing and so much more!
America's Adventure Playground!™ comprises southern and eastern West Virigina ... the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in the Mid-Atlantic states.