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 ...

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, ...

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Lunch with WVU’s President Gordon Gee
Lunch with WVU’s President Gordon Gee West Virginia University® Extension Service July 25, 2018 at Noon | McDowell County Commission on Aging, Inc. 725 Stewart Street, Welch WV 24801 Dr. E. Gordon Gee is one of America's most prominent higher education leaders, having ... Read More
McDowell County Community Cleanup
McDowell County Community Cleanup REAP and McDowell County Solid Waste Authority The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan and the McDowell County Solid Waste Authority are holding a series of community ... Read More
McDowell County Soccer Sign Up
McDowell County Soccer Sign Up Official Soccer Sign Up Day - McDowell County 2018 Soccer: Ages 5-13 | June 30, 2018 from 10:00AM-2:00PM The official soccer sign up day is Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 10:00AM-2:00PM at the soccer field. There will also be a ... Read More

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