Black Bear Resort

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Canaan Valley’s Winter Wonderland

We invite you to visit our winter wonderland at Black Bear Resort.

When looking for an affordable option to fulfill your winter fix, look no further than Black Bear Resort.

Play hooky and take advantage of our budget friendly mid-week rates; you’ll find short lift lines, great pricing on lift tickets and fresh tracks in the snow!

We also offer competitive rates on weekends and holidays! Check out the coupons at our front desk for discounts to local activities!

Black Bear Resort is located at the North end of Canaan Valley, on 45 acres, overlooking Canaan Valley Wild Life Refuge and Timberline Mountain. We are conveniently located within minutes of all the local activities. So come stay with us and  Ski The Valley!


Watching the resorts make snow from our lodge.

Our guests have fun simply playing in the snow on our beautiful grounds, sledding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing or building a snow fort — without even leaving the resort!

While Canaan Valley is known for its downhill skiing, there are many other winter activities to enjoy!

161C0170Canaan Valley Ski Area recently renovated their mountain with better snowmaking capabilities and renovated indoor facilities. They also built a new Tube Park and updated their ice skating rink.

Timberline Ski Resort is known for some of the best advanced trails in the east coast. Timberline has 1,000 feet of vertical drop, with diamonds as well as a 2-mile-long beginner slope. An inviting lodge and plenty for the snowboarders, Timberline also has night skiing for those who just don’t want to stop having fun.

White grass has become the “go to” cross-country ski resort in Canaan Valley. White grass offers a varied and unique experience with dozens of miles of groomed trails. One visit and you will realize why White Grass is so special; and don’t forget to check out the scrumptious lunches and dinners.


Whitegrass Touring Center and Cafe. Beautiful people and trails!Get the diaily report and weekend menu!


Blackwater Falls State Park offers a new sled hill complete with a magic carpet and miles of great cross-country trails! Don’t miss the magnificent view of Blackwater Falls!

Let’s not forget the 900,000 acres of Monongahela National Forest and Canaan Valley National Wildlife refuge both of which surround our resort!


Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, family vacation or a group get-together, Black Bear Resort has something for you! Twelve Inn Suites, Thirty-six 2-bedroom Cabins and Three Deluxe Homes.

Browse all of our rental units and find the perfect one for you!

All units are positioned for privacy, offer all of the comforts of home and feature a cozy wood fireplace (wood provided). Many offer double Jacuzzis and are PET FRIENDLY!

If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out our two mountain towns only minutes away, you are missing out! Davis and Thomas are quickly becoming destinations of their own with quaint restaurants, art galleries, antique shops, live music venues and unique micro-breweries!

For instance, the Purple Fiddle has a great music scene! Check out their website to see the schedule.



Stumptown Ales is the latest craft brewery to open in Davis, WV. Check out their website and be sure to stop in!


Getting to Black Bear Resort has never been easier. Corridor H offers a direct link to our Northern Virginia, Baltimore and D.C. guests! We are now only 2 ½ hours from Dulles International Airport with 90 percent of the trip being a 4-lane highway!

We also have a brand new ski shop located in the heart of Davis. On your way through be sure to stop into Driftland Ski and Sport to rent or demo some skis from their shiny new fleet, or even pick up some gear you may be in need of.


The next time you think about playing hooky and hitting the slopes, give Black Bear Resort a call! We look forward to seeing you.

Check our availability and book online today!





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