Cliff view looking out onto the valley

Overlooks

Enjoy the breathtaking views of the surrounding area by visiting the tumbling Blackwater Falls and watching the plunging waters from the viewing platform. Take a short walk from the lodge to Elakala Falls to watch the water cascade down the canyon’s wall or head to Pendleton Falls to view more waterfalls. Check out the most famous views at Lindy Point which showcases 45 acres of pristine mountain views. Want a spectacular view of Blackwater Lodge and Blackwater Canyon? Head to Pendleton Point overlook to enjoy these views of the canyon’s deepest and widest points.

Cliff view looking out onto the valley

Blackwater Falls State Park

Visit Blackwater Falls via bike: Blackwater Falls is a very convenient park to visit and see most all of the sights. In some ways it...

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Canaan Valley Resort State Park

Nestled on a plateau overlooking Canaan Valley, the highest mountain valley east of the Rocky Mountains, you’ll find the four-destination of Canaan Valley Resort. Choose...

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Monongahela National Forest

The Monongahela National Forest just might be the definitive high-mountain forest experience that includes roughly a million acres and reaches an elevation of 4,863 feet...

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Potomac Highlands

Experience the dramatic scenery and iconic landmarks as you travel to the Potomac Highlands in West Virginia. Tell your family and friends you traveled up...

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Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge

The Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge is located in the largest high elevation valley east of the Rockies. This is 16,000 unspoiled acres of wild...

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Dolly Sods

The Dolly Sods Wilderness and Scenic Area is one of the Monongahela National Forest’s most treasured natural assets. Situated atop one of the highest plateaus...

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