Mountain State Forest Festival

September 29 – October 7, 2012

The Mountain State Forest Festival is the largest and oldest festival in the state of West Virginia and is considered a major homecoming for those individuals who previously lived in the Elkins area. It’s also a time when first time visitors, young and old alike, come to the area to […]

Gorges, falls and wooded hillsides highlight West Virginia retreat

“Almost heaven” — it’s more than a line in a John Denver song. When you travel along West Virginia’s Highway 20 you may come as close to heaven as you can get and live to tell about it. Just beyond the cluster of stores, restaurants and hotels near the turnpike in Princeton, this country road […]

Beautiful Showy Lady Slipper Orchids

These rare and protected Showy Lady Slipper Orchids are found deep in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia. Video: Brian La Fountain