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Seneca Rocks Discovery Center

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Address: Roy Gap Rd, Seneca Rocks, WV 26884
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+1 304-567-2827
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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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Lots of information about the history of the area. Was surprised to learn that our rental cabins were named after Native American Princess. Thanks Yoakum's for the great cabin... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Carrollton, Ohio
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Carrollton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lots of information about the history of the area. Was surprised to learn that our rental cabins were named after Native American Princess. Thanks Yoakum's for the great cabin rental!!!!!

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Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Great visitor center with magnificent views of the highest vertical rock face east of the Mississippi. Knowledgeable staff and very informative displays on local history.

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Leivasy, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

This place is simple but very well maintained and had a gorgeous view of the rocks. It comes with tons of information, please gift shop, and clean bathrooms. If you don't want to hike, this place is a great spot to sit and let nature sink in.

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Thank Daniel W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Awesome Discovery Center - clean restrooms, nice gift shop, free viewing deck, and history about Seneca Rocks

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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Driving by, you'll see the outcrop known as Seneca Rocks. But what makes it interesting is to stop at the Visitor Center. Musicians were playing Appalachian music in the gift shop and several people were selling hand-made pottery and goods in the foyer area. It was a great way to understand the local flavor of the area. Additionally, the center... More 

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Gallant, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Great Visitor's Center with amazing views of Seneca Rocks. Interesting displays inside and a very friendly staff.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Whether you're hiking, climbing to the top of the rock, or just passing through, you'll want to stop at the visitor's center! They have the best view of Seneca Rocks, ample comfortable seating inside and outside! We loved the educational sets, they show everything from the history of the area, to flora and fauna, to current recreation! They have clean... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful and unexpected find on our recent trip. The discovery center offers a look into how this majestic rock was formed, the types of trees, animals and insects found on and around it and much more.

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West Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

This area is a must see. I have grown up near here and have been to the top several times. Breath-taking!

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East Windsor, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

My husband and I did the 1.5 mile hike up to the Observation platform at Seneca Rocks, and visited the Discovery Center at its base before and after the hike. They have good, easily accessible information about the area there, as well as an awesome gift shop. We bought a bunch of great T-shirts and nature-oriented gifts for the grand-kids.... More 

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