Things To Do

Get Tucker’d in Tucker County, West Virginia

The possibilities in and just outside the Canaan Valley are endless.  Tucker County offers unparalleled hiking, biking, rafting, and climbing opportunities.  If running the race won’t scratch your outdoor itch, hanging out in Tucker County for a weekend will.

For a more leisurely experience, golf at the Canaan Valley State Park Resort or ride horses at one of two stables in the Canaan Valley. Beyond the outdoor offerings, art and music abound in Thomas, and food and drink in Davis.

We will be Updating this page with a complete list of offerings soon! So please check back! 

In the meantime visit for more information about everything the area has to offer!


Places to See

Monongahela National Forest

The Monongahela National Forest

The Monongahela National Forest Since 1920, some of West Virginia’s most diverse and pristine forest land has been protected within the boundaries of the Monongahela

Bear Rocks at Sunrise Illustration

Dolly Sods, WV

Dolly Sods Wilderness Dolly Sods Wilderness, spanning 17,371 acres across Grant, Randolph and Tucker counties, is the highest plateau east of the Mississippi River and

Seneca Rocks

Seneca Rocks, WV

Seneca Rocks Rising 900 feet from its base at the North Fork River in the Pendleton County section of the Monongahela National Forest, Seneca Rocks

Spruce Knob West Virginia

Spruce Knob, WV

Spruce Knob Spruce Knob, topping out at 4,683 feet above sea level, is West Virginia’s highest peak. That’s what it’s most known for in the

Canaan Valley West Virginia

Canaan Valley, WV

Canaan Valley If you were to think of Tucker County, West Virginia as a giant bowl walled in by the Allegheny Mountains, you wouldn’t be

State Parks

Canaan Valley Resort and State Park in Tucker County West Virginia.

Canaan Valley State Park & Resort

Canaan Valley State Park and Resort  It may be a little-known fact outside the state, but West Virginia’s state park system is among the best

Blackwater Falls at Blackwater Falls State Park

Blackwater Falls State Park

Blackwater Falls State Park There’s good reason Blackwater Falls State Park is the most visited park in West Virginia. Accessible overlooks offer panoramic views of

The Twin Towns

Thomas West Virginia

Thomas, WV

Thomas, WV The town of Thomas is a tiny town perched along the hillside rising from the north fork of the Blackwater River. Here rich,

Davis West Virginia

Davis, WV

Davis, West Virginia Drive ten miles north of Canaan Valley Ski Resort, and you’ll happen upon Davis, WV, a pint-sized town with a ten-gallon personality.

Winter Activities

Winter in the Valley Skiing and Snowboarding Canaan Valley West Virginia

Winter in the Valley

Winter In The Valley Hey Everyone, I’m Robby McClung the founder and race director for the Canaan Valley Half Marathon. At heart I’m a ski

Appalachian Expeditions Day Hikes for the Canaan Valley Half Marathon

Guided Day Hikes with Appalachian Expeditions

Keep your running legs active in the days leading up to the race and take in the beautiful West Virginia scenery. Take this opportunity to step away and enjoy the mountains, streams, and forests that make this part of WV so spectacular. Join Appalachian Expeditions (APEX) for a guided day hike!