With over 57 trails spanning 251 acres of well-tended ski terrain, Snowshoe WV is well known as one of the finest snow skiing destinations east of the Mississippi. But, it also happens to be one of the best destinations for those seeking outdoor fun in the summer. There are plenty of activities available for the entire family at this mountain resort which is located in the middle of the Monongahela National Forest. The nearby Elk Spring Resort is a great place for fly fishing on the beautiful Elk River. There are lessons available for the beginner and a quality fly shop for the experienced fisher. There's also the Elk River restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
With 11,000 acres of pristine wilderness, Snowshoe is a great place to get some hiking and biking done while enjoying the dramatic views all around the mountain. Trails range from easy to hard on the difficulty scale. If you're a little tired from other activities, segway trails are also available. Geocache hunts allow hikers to sharpen their treasure hunting skills by using maps and GPS systems to find hidden caches spread around the vast hiking area of the resort.
Polaris RZR tours are available for off-road enthusiasts. The four seat UTV winds around the countryside for an hour and a half ride over all kinds of challenging terrain. If more adrenaline is desired, there are also zip line rides available.
Professionally-trained range masters are available to guide you through the fine art of shooting clays. The multi-stand courses wind through a beautiful woods setting.
The kids will enjoy a fun day at Camp Wildcat where they can swim, rock climb, canoe, paddle boat and take part in other nature activities. Activities are available for ages 5 through 15.
For the golfer, the Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe Mountain Resort is a Gary Player Signature course that features rolling terrain with some changes in elevation that are measured in hundreds of feet from the teeing ground down to the fairway. The mountain setting is full of incredible scenic vistas.
Lodging information is available by calling Mountaintop Condos at (724) 252-7761. Or, you can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.