Early fall in Canaan Valley is a glorious time of year…maples dropping bright red leaves, aspens tinged in yellow and cool, clear sunny days. Here at Black Bear Resort, you can enjoy your first of two falls, as our elevation of over 3,200 feet means our autumn begins much earlier than the lowlands’…or the calendar’s!
Revenge of the Rattlesnake Ultra MTB Race, Saturday Sept. 19
The cloudless blue skies are the backdrop for a variety of events here in Tucker County. Saturday, September 19 Davis is home to an epic 40-mile ultra mountain bike race through some of the gnarliest trails on the East Coast: The Revenge of the Rattlesnake.
Run For It 5k Run/ 2k Walk, Saturday Sept. 26
Join us for Run For It! A spectacular community fund-raising event, Run For It! draws hundreds of participants and distributes over $80,000 in awards to local non-profits.
Leaf Peepers Festival, Sept. 25-28
That very same weekend, beginning Friday night, the Leaf Peepers Festival celebrates the brilliant peak of fall color with a beer garden, car show, parade, and live performers demonstrating their talents, arts and history.
Blackwater Falls Astronomy Weekend – Oct. 1-4
The first weekend of October celebrates another of our area’s very special qualities: dark skies. Join Kanawha Valley Astronomical Society and Blackwater Falls State Park as they host the 26th Anniversary Astronomy Weekend – Dark Skies. See the Milky Way span the dark sky with the naked eye, or check out familiar objects through high powered telescopes at one of the star parties.
Black Bear Resort Specials
Our family friendly resort is great for Thanksgiving gatherings!
Stay in one of our suites from October 20 through December 20 for at least 2 nights for $80 per night! All have fireplaces, kitchenettes, private view balconies and double Jacuzzis!
We hope to see you soon in beautiful Canaan Valley!
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