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Things to do in Marlinton

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Ranked #1 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
Category: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Hiking Trails
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Ranked #2 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
Category: Scenic Drives
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Ranked #3 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
Owner description: Largest of all the state parks in West Virginia, Watoga has over 10,000 acres of sprawling woodland filled with a multitude... more » Owner description: Largest of all the state parks in West Virginia, Watoga has over 10,000 acres of sprawling woodland filled with a multitude of recreational opportunities. Camping at Watoga is unsurpassed anywhere. The 11-acre lake, which was previously Lake Killibuck, is used for paddle-boating, row-boating and fishing. Cast your line to fetch a trout, bass, bluegill or even catfish! Don’t worry, if you fail to catch dinner at the lake - there is a restaurant on the property which serves tasty meals. There are over 15 miles of road and 40 miles of hiking paths for enjoying the quiet beauty of the park. « less
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Ranked #4 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
Category: National Parks; Forests
Part of the Monongahela National Forest where a large number of northern plants, animals and birds dwell.
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Ranked #5 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
Category: Theaters; Performances
Owner description: The Opera House is Pocahontas County’s premier music hall and performing arts center. An intimate venue, with seating for... more » Owner description: The Opera House is Pocahontas County’s premier music hall and performing arts center. An intimate venue, with seating for 250, the Opera House is part of the West Virginia Historic Theatre Trail. Its annual performance series brings more than a dozen performances on its stage each year, ranging from bluegrass to jazz, folk to musical theatre and everything in between. « less
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Ranked #6 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: The Cranberry Mountain Nature Center has many interesting features that appeal to visitors of all ages and backgrounds. The... more » Owner description: The Cranberry Mountain Nature Center has many interesting features that appeal to visitors of all ages and backgrounds. The exhibit hall features many interactive displays which are both educational and entertaining to young and old alike. The auditorium offers short films on request on topics, such as Smokey Bear Story, Jewels of the Monongahela, Cranberry Glades, wildflowers, and many others. The nature center is host to several popular events during the open season. Kids Night activities include live snake shows, educational programs, magic shows, wildlife presentations, games and visits by Smokey Bear. « less
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Ranked #7 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites
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Ranked #8 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
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Ranked #9 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
Category: State Parks
Owner description: Oldest of West Virginia's state forests, Seneca borders the beautiful Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County. The forest... more » Owner description: Oldest of West Virginia's state forests, Seneca borders the beautiful Greenbrier River in Pocahontas County. The forest offers pioneer guest cabins; four(4) acre lake for trout, bass and bluegill fishing; small campground and 11,684 acres of lush woodlands for hiking, hunting or communing with nature. The lake and forest are named after the Indian tribe which once roamed the area. Seneca's large size and modest development make it a great place to find peace and solitude. « less
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Ranked #10 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
Category: History Museums
Owner description: The museum is the family home of the late Frank R. and Anna V. Hunter and is listed on the National Register of Historic... more » Owner description: The museum is the family home of the late Frank R. and Anna V. Hunter and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The history of Pocahontas County is well documented through old photographs and displays of implements and equipment in the Pocahontas County Historical Society’s Museum. There are displays on the various aspects of the county's history, from the Native Americans, Civil War artifacts to the present.The museum is open daily during the summer months. « less
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Ranked #11 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Owner description: Whether you come to Pocahontas County to slow down and unwind by a quiet river, celebrate our heritage, or challenge yourself... more » Owner description: Whether you come to Pocahontas County to slow down and unwind by a quiet river, celebrate our heritage, or challenge yourself in the great outdoors, you will find it all in Nature's Mountain Playground! From unmatched outdoor recreation and world-class resorts, to breathtaking scenery and a variety of cultural and historic attractions, find out everything you need to know to plan your trip to West Virginia.Open 8:30am to 5pm daily « less
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Ranked #12 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: The C&O Railroad 1868-1873) linked Huntington with Richmond, VA opening up southern West Virginia to industrialization. The... more » Owner description: The C&O Railroad 1868-1873) linked Huntington with Richmond, VA opening up southern West Virginia to industrialization. The depot is over 100 years old and listed on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as Marlinton's Visitor's Center. « less
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Ranked #13 of 16 attractions in Marlinton
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Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Completed in 1894 and designed by Millard F. Giesey in a popular interpretation of the Romanesque Revival style, the... more » Owner description: Completed in 1894 and designed by Millard F. Giesey in a popular interpretation of the Romanesque Revival style, the courthouse rises two-and-a-half stories and is an important symbol of Marlinton’s ascendance as the principle center of industry and commerce in the county and stands as one of Marlinton's many Historic Landmarks today. « less
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Category: Golf Courses
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Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: The I.O.O.F. Lodge Building is a good local example of an Italianate style commercial building. It is characteristic of the... more » Owner description: The I.O.O.F. Lodge Building is a good local example of an Italianate style commercial building. It is characteristic of the style, type, and function of buildings often found in railroad boom communities in West Virginia in the early 20th century. The IOOF building served as a downtown commercial building housing a drug store, a movie picture house, and other commercial ventures which served the community. « less
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