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Most Popular Destinations

Our collection of the most popular adventures.

LODGING

Pocahontas Motel

If you are looking for an option that offers standard amenities for a stay that is comfortable on any budget, then consider the Pocahontas Motel. We have a great staff ...

APARTMENT

Warrior Creek Development Apartment

Warrior Creek Development is a social enterprise/community development organization that provides quality and affordable homes, creates quality jobs, and ...

SHOP

Coal Camp Creations

COAL CAMP CREATIONS (CCC) is located in Kimball, WV within a mile of the historic site of the Carswell Coal Mine Operation. The Peerless Coal Company was located ...

RECREATION

Anawalt Lake Wildlife Management Area

Anawalt Lake WMA (1,792 acres) McDowell County. Located approximately 20 miles southeast of Welch, access is provided by following state Route 103 south from Welch ...

RECREATION

Panther Wildlife Management Area

Panther Wildlife Management Area (7,820 acres) McDowell County. From the town of Panther take state Routes 3/1 and 3/2. Panther is comprised of extremely ...

RESTAURANT

Ya’sou Restaurant

Ya'sou Restaurant is located in Kimball, WV. It is a traditional American and Greek cuisine restaurant. ATV enthusiasts are welcome! Oven roasted Grecian chicken, ...

Most Recent News Posts

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A Tribute to Waylon
A Tribute to Waylon 'Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys' NO COVER! Coffee with McArts presents a Tribute to Waylon with Alan Cathead Johnston. Join all the local 'good ol' boys' and gals at the Ya'Sou Deli in Kimball Friday, ... Read More
5K Run and Walk
5K Run and Walk FREEZIN' 4A REASON January 13, 2018 This month's 5K proceeds go to Bonnies Bus, a women's mobile health unit. Registration table will be located at Welch's Martha Moore Amphitheater 10:00 AM. Race starts at 11:00 AM. • Kids Fun Run ... Read More
Ashland Company Store
Ashland Company Store The Ashland Company Store is a historic coal company store located in Ashland. It was originally built in the early 1900s and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005. The store recently reopened as a ... Read More

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