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Seneca Rocks Discovery Center

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Address: Roy Gap Rd, Seneca Rocks, WV 26884
Phone Number: 304-567-2827
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Activities: Hiking, Rock climbing
Description: Tourist center for Seneca Rocks that offers gift shop, classrooms, art...
Tourist center for Seneca Rocks that offers gift shop, classrooms, art dislays, and a small, indoor rock climbing wall for beginners.
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What a view and want to go back

As we drove by Seneca Rocks on our way to another attraction I noticed what appeared be be sheer rock face on a distant mountain. It was beautiful but I thought there would be no... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Savannah, Ga.
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Savannah, Ga.
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

As we drove by Seneca Rocks on our way to another attraction I noticed what appeared be be sheer rock face on a distant mountain. It was beautiful but I thought there would be no way to get to the top of that mountain. On our way home someone said they wanted to stop and see Seneca Rocks. As we... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is a great spot with some neat T-shirts, hats and other souvenir type stuff. Lots of books on WV culture, wildlife, sights etc. Historic and natural displays and there was a folk music group when we were there on a Saturday morning. Free observation glasses on the back deck allow you to see climbers and hikers on the rocks.

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Hampton, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

[My wife and I just returned home from leading a group of 50 seniors from our church on a four-day, charter bus outing to the Elkins, WV area. This was one of many places we visited during our trip and the review is oriented to our experience travelling by bus as a large group.] En route to Elkins, WV, we... More 

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Dumfries, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The view from the back of the center is amazing, but the center itself is a gem. There are exhibits on the archaeological digs studying the indigenous villages, an exhibit on the evolution of rock climbing, and a number of exhibits on the wildlife and ecosystems of the area. As an added bonus, while we were there, a bluegrass act... More 

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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The rocks and the river are great. The Discovery Center is nice, and I would go to the General Store too

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We were looking for information on trails and other activities. The Discovery Center had great displays and a lot of information on the area. We used the books and maps purchased to plan our day. I will be using them to plan our activities for the rest of our week here. The staff was extremely helpful.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Take a moment to read the displace. I was surprised by the age of the flints and where some came from. You will also find out what a Yochum is.

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Marlinton, West Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Fun and learning place for the whole family, will visit again in the fall for super views of the mountains and local area.

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Keyser, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Its a wonderful place to take small kids and for us adults its a great way to learn how Seneca Rocks came to be. It is a very large and nice facility.

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Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Very nice museum/visitors center! The glass wall facing Seneca Rocks is fantastic and there is comfortable seating where you can contemplate the rocks and the nature surrounding it. This area is particularly comfortable in the hot summer where you can remain indoors and still enjoy the scenery. Just out the door there are scopes where you can (for a few... More 

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Address: Roy Gap Rd, Seneca Rocks, WV 26884
Phone Number: 304-567-2827
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Seneca Rocks

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