Sports and Recreation
Harpers Ferry, (304)535-6331; Charleston, (304)744-5157
Bike and hike along this national scenic trail, which passes through West Virginia at Harpers Ferry.
Charles Town Races
P.O. Box 551, Rt. 340, Charles Town, WV 25414
Enjoy live horse racing year round in this newly renovated facility. Also visit the new Silver Screen Gaming Complex featuring 1500 slot machines. Open seven days a week!
C&O Canal National Historical Park
Along the Potomac River, (301)739-4200
Hike or bike on this former tow path canal used to transport cargo from Cumberland, Md., to Georgetown in the District of Columbia, during the latter half of the nineteenth century. The canal runs 184.5 miles from DC to Cumberland, including a portion along the Potomac on the Maryland side of the border with West Virginia, from Harpers Ferry to Paw Paw, site of the Paw Paw tunnel. Camping, fishing and boating in designated areas. https://www.nps.gov/choh/index.htm
JayDee’s Fun Center
Located in Inwood, WV there are lots of fun activites for the kids: Water Park, Arcade, Nature Zone, Jungle Gym, Go-Karts, Batting Cages, Mini Golf & The Mining Co. For more information visit their website at http://www.jaydeesfun.com/.
River and Trail Outfitters
Harpers Ferry, 301-695-5177, www.rivertrail.com
Raft, kayak, canoe and tube trips on the Potomac and Shenandoah. Winter cross country ski tours.
Harper’s Ferry, (304)535-2663, (800)326-7238
Raft, Canoe, Kayak, Ducky and Tube the Shenandoah. Great family fun only 60 minutes from Washington and Baltimore.
Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area
Berkeley and Morgan counties, (304)822-3551
22,000 acres of forest features hunting, a rifle range, 75 primitive campsites and a 200-acre lake with boating and fishing.
Summit Point Speedway
P.O. Box 190, Summit Point, WV 25446
World-class auto and motorcycle racing and training courses. Open most weekends April through October.
Timber Ridge Go-Karts
Berkeley Springs, (304)258-4888
Go-Kart rides daily 11 a.m. to dusk, weather permitting. Weekends only September-November.
Morgan County, Click here for a brochure PDF or here for The Woods Hiking Map
The West Virginia portion of this trail, formerly called Big Blue Trail, begins in the north at Hancock, Maryland and continues southward through Morgan and Hampshire counties, eventually connecting with the Appalachian Trail.
White Tail Ski
13805 Blairs Valley Rd.
Mercersburg, PA 17236