Destinations

7 ways to park yourself in Morgantown

April 24, 2017

Spring is here, and one of the loveliest small cities to visit in springtime is Morgantown, W.Va., perhaps best known as the home of West Virginia University. What makes this town so special for outdoor […]

Radio

On the Radio: Little engines can pull big trains

April 17, 2017

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. Week of April 16: Take your kids on a real train pulled […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Apple Orchard Falls, Virginia

April 12, 2017

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Apple Orchard Falls in Virginia. State: Virginia Location: Buchanan Height: N/A Apple Orchard Falls is one of Virginia’s tallest and most […]

Destinations

Spring comes to Garrett County

April 7, 2017

Springtime in the mountains can be quite the adventure. You never know if you’ll be surprised by a blanket of snow or delighted with carpets of blooming wildflowers, all of which makes living in the […]

Destinations

On the Radio: Put your money down the ocean

March 23, 2017

Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko speaks with Recreation News Editor Marvin Bond about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. Week of March 19: Reserve your room at the beach in Ocean […]

Fishing

South River Fly Fishing Expo planned

March 23, 2017

The South River Fly Fishing Expo is April 22–23 at Constitution Park, on the South River in Waynesboro, Va. Admission is only $10 for adults and kids under 16 are free. Guest presenters for 2017 […]

Destinations

Smith Mountain Lake shoreline great for recreation

March 17, 2017

Smith Mountain Lake, located in the newly designated Virginia Mountains Region, is an amazing area with shoreline covering Bedford, Franklin, and Pittsylvania counties. What’s not to love about a clear glistening lake with 580 miles […]

Destinations

Chesapeake, Va., boasts 22 miles of fishing waters

March 17, 2017

With 22 miles of both fresh and salt waterways, including the Intracoastal Waterway, stocked lakes, and even opportunities for kayak fishing, the biggest problem for anglers in Chesapeake, Va., is deciding where to fish next. […]