West Virginia, known also as the Mountain State, is one of the best U.S. states regarding forests and nature. It offers, both for residents and for tourists, lots of outdoor activities, such as canoeing, biking and camping. WV outdoor activities can be easily done by everyone, from families with young children, to group of friends and/or group of work colleagues.
West Virginia offers some of the best canoeing experiences in the whole U.S., thanks to several rivers which can be “challenged” both by experts and newbies.
One of the best way to explore this american state is by enjoying its forests and parks, by walking or by biking. In WV is possible to find lots of trails to follow from start to ends, alone or with friends. Some of those trails were once used to haul coal from one place to another, today they are enjoyed by residents and tourists.
Camping is another outdoor activities which can be done in West Virginia. There are lots of campgrounds, from about 40 tent/trailer sites to more than 300 sites, in which is possible to have both a simple tent site and a full hoop-up service, depending on your needs. Usually the camping season starts in April and ends in October, with some campgrounds opened year-round.
If you’re crazy for racing you shouldn’t miss the great Pirelli Tyres exposition in West Virginia, in the month of July. The brand introduces its winter and summer collections as well as organize amateur race (you can use your own car of a provided one).
A green state like West Virginia cannot miss to have golf grounds and clubs to join if you like this sport.
Other than those four activities, West Virginia can offer museum mines, outdoor festivals, hiking activites, train rides and rafting, with several associations, businesses and organizations completely dedicated to the nature and outdoors.