There is Something for Everyone!

Cradled by the Appalachian Mountains, McDowell County has a wide range of activities for area visitors. Enjoy ATV rides on the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System and camping in local wildlife management areas to a round of golf on the Black Wolf Golf Course and a step back in time to the World War I Memorial museum. McDowell County is a great place to make new memories and a chance to experience an integral part of the National Coal Heritage Area.

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Best Seasons:Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Popular Location:Hatfield-McCoy Trail System, World War I Memorial, Panther Wildlife Management Area, Berwind Lake Wildlife Management Area, Anawalt Lake Wildlife Management Area

Popular Activities

Find the Most Exciting Activites in McDowell County

    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 within a mile on the eastern side. This small ...

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      Elkhorn Creek (Tug Fork)

      Elkhorn Creek is a 23.7-mile-long tributary of the Tug Fork, belonging to the Ohio River and Mississippi River watersheds. It is located in McDowell and Mercer counties in West ...

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        Linkous Park Pool

        Linkous Park Pool is an outdoor swimming pool in Welch, WV, open to the public and county visitors. For more than 60 years, people from around the region have gathered at the pool to cool off and socialize. For some ...

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          World War Memorial

          The Kimball World War I Memorial was the first memorial built in the U.S. to honor African-American veterans of World War I. Today it is the only such memorial remaining. The site was chosen in part because it lay in ...

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            Blackwolf Links Golf Course

            Not far from Gary, Blackwolf Links offers terrific views and challenging play for golfers at every skill level. Well-groomed fairways and greens keep Blackwolf Links difficult yet friendly and the staff can offer ...

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              Trout Fishing and More

              Fishing has been a tradition of West Virginians for many years! People of the mountains passed down the experience for generations and McDowell County offers beautiful settings. Enjoy Trout Fishing at a number of ...

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