Destinations

Elk Mountain offers skiers a 1,000-foot vertical drop

January 28, 2017

Snow season is here, and throughout the Mid-Atlantic skiers are looking to hit the slopes and find the perfect downhill trail. Dedicated skiers can travel a little farther from home, find some superior skiing, and […]

Biking

Waterfall Wednesday: Cucumber Falls, Ohiopyle, Pa.

January 11, 2017

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Cucumber Falls in Ohiopyle, Pa. State: Pennsylvania Location: Ohiopyle State Park Height: 30 Cucumber Falls is one of six […]

Outdoors

On the Radio: Learning to fly — on skis

January 3, 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 Jan. 1: Take advantage of a $49 deal and learn […]

Destinations

West Virginia winters offer more than just downhill skiing

December 24, 2016

West Virginia is renowned for fantastic skiing at four mountain resorts: Canaan Valley, Timberline, Winterplace, and Snowshoe. These resorts boast an annual snowfall of up to 180 inches a year, and consistent cold temperatures allow […]