3 Wildlife Areas
22 Restaurants
13 Lodges
17 Historic Sites


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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 ...

RESTAURANT

Spike’s Dog House

Spike's Dog House is located in Roderfield, WV. Serving Philly Steak, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and breakfast favorites, Roderfield’s Spike's Dog House is a great pit ...

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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Welch Tabletop Gaming Club
Welch Tabletop Gaming Club Hosted by the McDowell Public Library Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of Each Month | 5:00PM-6:00PM | McDowell Public Library, Welch, WV Do you like strategy games? Puzzles? Or trying new things? The Welch Tabletop Gaming Club is a place ... Read More
ATV Retreat Coming Soon and Refreshment Sale!
ATV Retreat Coming Soon and Refreshment Sale! "Kickin It Old School!" September 1, 2018 | 10:00AM-5:00PM | Across from the Exxon in Gary, WV In celebration of the new ATV Retreat, we are hosting a big refreshment sale across the street from the Exxon in Gary, WV ... Read More
SAFE, Inc. 2nd Annual Car Show
SAFE, Inc. 2nd Annual Car Show All Proceeds Benefit SAFE, Inc. October 6, 2018 | 11:00AM-4:00PM | Tug Parking Lot behind Martha Moore Riverfront Park, 141 McDowell Street, Welch, WV 24801 Cruise in with your classic car for the SAFE, Inc. 2nd Annual Car Show and ... Read More

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