Black Bear Resort

About Black Bear Resort

Located in the heart of Canaan Valley, West Virginia, Black Bear resort is the perfect location to enjoy the mountains, rivers and recreation of the area.

Set on more than 40 landscaped acres, we have sweeping views of Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Cabin Mountain and Timberline ski area. Our resort is located  on Canaan Mountain at the north end of Canaan Valley between Blackwater Falls State Park and Canaan Valley State Park.  We are only four miles from the town of Davis, WV.  Dolly Sods, Seneca Rocks, Spruce Knob and 900,000 acres of Monongahela National Forest are nearby, offering endless possibilities for outdoor recreation and scenic beauty…any time of year!

Our on-site amenities include an outdoor heated pool, fish ponds, mini golf, playground, tennis, basketball, volleyball, a nature trail, 24 hour security, miles of private roads for riding bikes and a large mountain lodge with large decks for meetings, events, weddings, reunions, picnics and more!

 

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Black Bear offers three unique styles of accommodations, and all are individually owned and tastefully decorated by the owner.  Choose from inn suites, 2 bedroom pedestal cabins (5 different floor plans available), or deluxe pedestal homes with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths.

Inn Suites

A large one room suite with a dining area, private balcony or patio, fireplace, double Jacuzzi tub, mini refrigerator, microwave and coffee pot.  Perfect for a quick getaway!

 

Pedestal Cabins

These two bedroom cabins sleep 4-6 people. There is a main bedroom with a queen bed and a loft bedroom with various bed styles. All of our pedestal cabins have fully equipped kitchens, washer and dryer, wood burning fireplaces with wood provided, and large decks – most with grills. All linens and towels are provided.

There are several floor plans to choose from:

Small Pedestal

A smaller floor plan (560 sq ft) with an efficiency kitchen and full bathroom. The loft bedroom is accessed by a ladder with a variety of bed styles.

Large Pedestal

Large floor plan (700 sq ft) with a full kitchen. The main bedroom offers a queen bed. There is a full bath, and the loft bedroom is accessed by a spiral staircase with a variety of bed styles.

Large Pedestal with Jacuzzi

A large floor plan (700 sq ft) with a full kitchen. The main bedroom offers a queen bed. The full bath has a double Jacuzzi and the loft bedroom is accessed by a spiral staircase. Some of our pedestal homes with Jacuzzis offer a main bath and a lower level spa room with a double Jacuzzi.

Specialty Pedestal

A large floor plan with 2 bathrooms. These units are newer and have a bathroom on the main floor as well as in the loft bedroom. The main bedroom offers a queen bed. The loft bedroom is accessed by a spiral staircase, and the main bedroom offers a queen bed.

 

Deluxe Pedestal Homes

These homes were built in 2007 and are 1800 sq ft with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and a den. They have a large open floor plan. There is a deluxe kitchen, dining and living area with a fireplace, 2 bedrooms and 1 bath on the main level. The master suite has a full bath with a Jacuzzi in upper level and the lower level is a den/sleeping area with a bath and laundry area. The open great room is perfect for entertaining!

 

 

Directions

Canaan Valley is accessible from every metropolitan area surrounding West Virginia. Here are a few suggested routes. Please have a current map with you. Use GPS, MapQuest and Google Maps with caution. Mapping programs tend to take you through very isolated terrain on off-highway back roads and can be hazardous in the winter months.

 


    • From Northern Virginia, Baltimore and Washington DC  (New Corridor H directions) – Follow I-66W to I-81S at Strasburg, VA., staying on I-81S only a short distance (about 3 miles), then exit onto Route 55W to Moorefield, WV. The new highway (Corridor H- Route 48/Route 55) begins at Wardensville. Stay on Corridor H (Route 55) until the road merges into Route 93 and follow to Davis. Where Route 93 ends, take a left on Route 32S. Drive approximately 3.5 miles (go through the town of Davis). Turn left onto Cortland Road and drive 2500 feet to Black Bear Resort entrance on left.

    • Alternate route (Easy with good roads) – Follow I-66W to I-81S at Strasburg, VA., staying on I-81S only a short distance (about 3 miles), then exit onto Route 55W to Moorefield, WV. The new 4-lane highway (Corridor H – Route 48/Route 55) begins at Wardensville. In Moorefield get off 4-lane and follow Rt 55 (Mostly good valley roads with only one mountain over the Eastern Continental Divide, West of Seneca Rocks, WV). At Harman, WV, take Rt. 32 North to Canaan Valley. Either turn right across from the Fire House on Bensland Rd, then left on Cortland Road, or continue past the Fire House approximately 3 miles and make a Right onto Cortland Road. Follow 2500 feet to Black Bear Resort.

    • From Richmond Virginia– Take I-64W to I-81N. Stay on I-81N to Harrisonburg, VA. At Harrisonburg, follow Rt. 33W to Harman, WV. At Harman, take Rt. 32N to Canaan Valley. Either turn right across from the Fire House on Bensland Road, then Left on Cortland Road, or continue past the Fire House and make a Right onto Cortland Road.

    • From Pittsburgh PA- Take I-79 to Morgantown, WV. From Morgantown, take I-68E to Rt. 42S at Friendsville, MD. Follow Rt. 42S until it intersects with Rt. 219S at McHenry, MD. Follow Rt. 219S through Oakland, MD to Thomas, WV. At Thomas, WV take Rt. 32S to Canaan Valley. Left onto Cortland Road, to Black Bear Resort.

    • From Columbus OH– take I-70E to I-79S to Morgantown, WV. At Morgantown, WV, follow I-68E to Rt. 42S. At Friendsville, MD. Follow Rt. 42S until it intersects with Rt. 219S at McHenry, MD. Follow Rt. 219S through Oakland, MD to Thomas, WV. At Thomas take Rt. 32S to Canaan Valley. Left onto Cortland Road, to Black Bear Resort.

    • Alternate Route from Columbus, OH– From Columbus take Rt. 33E to Athens, OH. At Athens, take Rt. 50E to Clarksburg, WV. At Clarksburg, take I-79S to Rt. 33E at Weston, WV (exit 99). Follow Rt. 33E through Elkins, WV to Harman. Follow Rt. 32N to Canaan Valley. Turn right across from the Fire House on Bensland Road, then left on Cortland Road and Right into Black Bear Resort.  Or continue past the Fire House and make a Right onto Cortland Road and Left into to Black Bear Resort – this option can be better on wintery roads.

    • From Charleston, WV – Take I-79N to rt. 33E at Weston, WV (exit 99). Follow Rt. 33E through Elkins to Harman, WV. At Harman, follow Rt. 32N to Canaan valley. Either turn right across from the Fire House on Bensland Road, then left on Cortland Road, or continue past the Fire House and make a Right onto Cortland Road.

Map of Black Bear Resort

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Real Estate For Sale

Black Bear Cabins and Inn Suites For Sale!

Thank you for choosing Black Bear Resort for your home away from home. The following is a list of pedestals and suites available for purchase. Feel free to call for information regarding income potential and costs associated with ownership. Enjoy your stay and be sure to let us know if there is anything we can do to enhance your stay or if you would like to tour one of the units for sale.

Debbie Stevens – Broker

Office: 304-866-4391

Cell: 304-614-3768

Download here:Black-Bear-Real-Estate-December-2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Heated Pool

Relax at the end of a long day of adventures or just enjoy summer fun with the family in our outdoor heated pool.  The little ones will have tons of fun in the additional kids pool, while parents can relax in the sun on our deck. Spectacular views of Canaan Valley create a true summer mountain escape.

Fire pits

Our fire pits are perfect for hanging out under the stars on a cool summer or fall evening. Grab some s’mores and get cozy!

Catch and Release Fish Ponds

Our beautiful pond areas allow for quiet moments of contemplation or lazy days with a fishing rod. Nearby gazebos provide a shady spot to relax or enjoy a picnic.

Volleyball

A perfect game to get everyone moving and laughing.  Pick a side and have some fun!

Playground

Let the little ones burn off some energy! From swings to sliding boards and plenty of room to run, the kids will have a blast. Parents can chill on the bench with a good book or wander over to the nearby horseshoe pit.

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Property Manager On-site

It doesn’t get much safer than Canaan Valley, West Virginia.  Even still, feel safe and secure no matter what time of day or night.