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Pocahontas County

If you love exploring the great outdoors, getting in touch with nature, enjoying an invigorating workout, or getting your heart pumping with the excitement of mountain sports, then you're sure to love living in West Virginia's Pocahontas County. Known as "Nature's Mountain Playground," Pocahontas County offers endless outdoor beauty to explore, mountain adventures to pursue, and stunning scenery to enjoy during every season. Our real estate agents have more details on why Pocahontas County is known as Nature's Mountain Playground.

  • Endless Adventure at Snowshoe Mountain Resort – 10 Snowshoe Dr., Snowshoe, WV 26209
    With more than 60 ski trails, 3 separate ski areas, 40 mountain bike trails, and countless other outdoor activities to enjoy, Snowshoe Mountain Resort is a big reason why so many outdoor enthusiasts are shopping for Snowshoe homes for sale. The resort also offers tons more to do every winter, including snowmobile tours, snow tubing at Coca-Cola Tube Park, and of course, plenty of lodges where you can recharge by the fire with a great meal. Summer brings a new set of adventures at Snowshoe Mountain Resort, including hiking, biking, off-roading, horseback riding, shopping, and so much more.

  • Immerse Yourself in Nature at Watoga State Park – 4800 Watoga Park Rd., Marlinton, WV 24954
    With more than 10,000 acres of land, rustic cabins, tons of outdoor activities, and some of the best fishing spots in Pocahontas County, Watoga State Park is the perfect destination when you want to explore the mountains at your own speed. Interested in observing the stars? Watoga State Park earned official "Dark Sky Park" status from the International Dark-Sky Association, which makes it an ideal destination for a night of camping under the stars.

  • Turn Back the Clock at Seneca State Forest – 10135 Brown's Creek Rd., Dunmore, WV 24934
    Searching for a place where you can truly unplug from the modern world and enjoy some quality time in nature? Then you'll want to check out the primitive cabins at Seneca State Forest, which lack both electricity and running water by design. Instead, cabins feature gas-powered refrigerators/freezers, hand-pumped water, vault toilets, and endless natural beauty waiting just outside of your front door. This is both the oldest and largest state park in West Virginia – a fitting location for a rustic cabin stay on the mountain.

  • Fantastic Fishing at Knapp's Creek Trout Lodge – 1101 Ninth Ave., Marlinton, WV 24954
    Whether you're looking for scenic lodging near hot fishing spots or you'd like to learn more from the experts about fly fishing, Knapp's Creek Trout Lodge has you covered. Fly fishing lessons and guided fly fishing trips are available, with both half and full-day options. You'll learn from experienced fly fishers, get to experience some of Pocahontas County's amazing waterways, and likely reel in some impressive catches before the day is done.

Would you like to enjoy exciting outdoor adventures around Nature's Mountain Playground all year long? Let our local team help you find the perfect home. Contact us to buy and sell homes throughout the Snowshoe, WV area.

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