Fall

Fishing opportunities abound in West Virginia

March 17, 2017

Mid-Atlantic anglers find West Virginia to be the wilderness nearby. Called the “Mountain State,” West Virginia offers more than 20,000 miles of streams and more than 100 public fishing lakes. From family vacations to expeditions […]

Destinations

Waterfall Wednesday: Valley Falls State Park, W.Va.

February 8, 2017

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, we’re visiting Valley Falls State Park in West Virginia. State: West Virginia Location: Valley Falls State Park There are four waterfalls at Valley […]

Artists' Studio

A winter warm-up in Upshur

January 9, 2017

Ask the folks at the Upshur County visitor center and you’ll get an enthusiastic recommendation to visit Ron Hinkle Glass. It’s a bit off the beaten path, but the ride into the country is well […]

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 […]

Breweries

Wine and beer in north central West Virginia

October 7, 2016

When it comes to beverages and West Virginia, your mind might turn more toward moonshine than wine or beer, but the north central part of the Mountain State has its share of wineries and craft […]

Destinations

On the Radio: Fall for the Mountain State

October 1, 2016

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 if Oct. 2: Celebrate the beauty and fun of autumn in […]