When we have clients looking at Marlinton homes for sale, we often recommend they visit Watoga State Park. Nestled in the mountains, this 10,000-acre park is a lovely place to explore or just relax in nature. You'll find it at 4800 Watoga Park Rd, Marlinton, WV 24954. Here are seven of the top things to do when you visit.
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.
Surrounded by the rolling, wooded mountains of West Virginia, the town of Marlinton is the heart of arts and culture for Pocahontas County. Marlinton is home to the Pocahontas County Opera House, a unique venue with a rich history.
Around 1,000 people call Marlinton home, but this small town on the banks of the Greenbriar River was a boomtown during the heyday of the railroad when the Pocahontas County Opera House was first built. Our real estate agents still consider it a beautiful, one-of-a-kind place to call home.
History of the Pocahontas County Opera House
The Pocahontas County Opera House is located at 818 3rd Avenue in the heart of town, within walking distance of many beautiful Marlinton homes for sale. It was built in 1907, replacing a smaller theater that was known as the Grand.