Black Bear Resort

summer adventures

Jump into the adventure of whitewater rafting or mounting biking. Try your hand at fly-fishing or golf. Stroll along mountain trails spying wildflowers and mushrooms. Take a horseback ride! Our temperate summer days offer endless possibilities for fun and relaxation.



Rafting, tubing, canoeing & fishing on our local rivers


Blackwater Outdoor Adventures – Parsons

(304) 478-3775

Guided Rafting and duckies. Tube, Kayak and Canoe Rentals. Shuttle service provided


Patriots 4 – St. George

(304) 478-4085

Kayak, Canoe and Tube Rentals, Shuttle service provided


Fastwater Flyfishing School – Harman

(304) 227-4565

Guided Fly Fishing tours


Mountain Biking


Blackwater Bikes – Davis

(304) 259-5286

Davis is an Eastern mountain biking mecca, and Blackwater Bikes is its hub. Bikes for sale and rent, repairs, gear, maps and local trail recommendations.


Allegheny Highlands Trail

Ride from Thomas to Elkins!

Wanna race? Or just learn some new trails? Get the skinny on the area’s classic mountain biking events!


Annual Canaan Mountain Bike Festival

Kick off summer riding the trails of Canaan. Ladies Lunch and Skills tour with Sue Haywood, Saturday group rides and Sunday trail work and bike hash.  Stay tuned for the 2015 dates!



Smoke Hole Caverns

(800) 828-8478

Take a tour and discover the history and natural features of Smoke Hole caverns. 15 minutes from Seneca Rocks.


Seneca Caverns – Riverton

(304) 567-2691

Cave tours, picnic areas and gemstone mining!


Horseback Riding


Mountain Trail Rides – Canaan Valley

(304) 866-4652

Horseback Riding, Kid’s Adventure Cave, Petting zoo, gemstone mine & more


Rock Climbing


Seneca Rocks Climbing School – Seneca Rocks Area

(800) 548-0108

Setting the standard in climbing instruction since 1971.


Nelson Rocks Outdoor Center – Seneca Rocks Area

(877) 435-4842

Hiking, Canopy tours and an amazing Via Ferrata!


Train Rides


Mountain Rail Adventures – Elkins and Durbin

(877) 686-7245

From wilderness excursions to dinner trains, explore West Virginia from the unique perspective of railways!






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winter adventures