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Great view of the Gauley from the lookout. Easy walk to the lookout with other trails as well. We didn't get explore them because it started to rain. There is picnic areas and a shelter. Worth the stop.
If you like WV history, you will enjoy visiting here. We toured the old 2 story house and saw the holes in the walls from the battle. We also bought a few little souveniers there. We visited the small cemetery out back, and took some...More
Carnifex Ferry was an 1861 engagement that had an important impact on control of western Virginia in the first year of the Civil War. There is not much left of the battlefield but its compact size still allows visitors to understand what occurred there. There...More