Things To Do At Germany Valley Cabins
From the site you can see the Allegheny Front and the Monongahela National Forest, Seneca Caverns, Dolly Sods, Seneca Rocks, Nelson Rocks, and in the other direction North Mountain. National Forest hiking trails, caves, rock climbing, hunting, fishing, and more await you
Local Area info. and trip planning resources
Pendleton County Chamber of Commerce - Click Here!
Pendleton County Guide - Click Here!
History of Germany Valley by Wickipedia- Designated a National Natural Landmark in 1973 - Click Here!
Civil war in Pendleton County WV - Click Here!
Zip line Canopy Tour at Nelson Rocks Outdoor Center(Via Ferrata) opens for all ages, April 2011. 4.25 miles from the cabin. - Click Here!
Hiking, Sightseeing, Biking
US Forest Service Trail map - Click Here!
Hiking in our cattle pasture around the cabins is permitted
North Fork Mountain trail map- entrance (not signed) ½ mile from cabins- Rated #1 by Backpacker Magazine - Click Here!
Seneca Rocks Discovery Center - 15 miles from cabin - Click Here!
Spruce Knob- Highest point in WV -17 miles from cabin - Click Here!
Pike Knob Preserve- 6 miles from cabin - Click Here!
Dolly Sods Wilderness- Approx. 40 miles-Roads not plowed in Winter- Biking not permitted - Click Here!
Bear Rocks Preserve - Click Here!
Scenic Bicycle or automobile tours - Click Here!
Blackwater Falls State Park - 44 miles from cabin - Click Here!
Monongahela National Forest- We do not border the Forest but the National Forest properties are within minutes from the cabin - Click Here!
Seneca Creek and Falls- Approx. 25 miles to parking area. If you do not want to do the entire trail just hike to the falls - Click Here!
Via Ferratta at Nelson Rocks Preserve- 4.25 miles from cabin. (Italian for "iron way") is a type of mountain climbing route which has a safety system permanently installed, making the climb suitable for persons without prior training and using minimal equipment. - Click Here!
Seneca Rocks- 15 miles from cabin - Click Here!
Guides for climbing
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides - Click Here!
The Gendarme Climbing shop/Seneca Rocks Climbing School - Click Here!
Whitewater rafting, canoeing and float trips
Eagle's Nest Outfitters - 38 miles from cabin - Click Here!
Black Water Outdoor Adventures -59 miles from cabin - Click Here!
Family River Swimming
Seneca Rocks Cave hole- 15 miles from cabin-go to end of Seneca Rocks picnic area parking and follow trail to river. - Click Here!
Potomac Eagle- Modern scenic train-38 miles to Petersburg Departures and 1 ½ hour drive for Romney Departures - Click Here!
Cass Scenic Railroad- Steam engine-40 miles from cabins - Click Here!
Durbin and Greenbrier Valley Railroad- 31 miles - Click Here!
Hunting and Fishing
Hunting - Click Here!
Fishing - Click Here!
Seneca Caverns- 10 miles from cabins - Click Here!
Smoke Hole Caverns-31 miles - Click Here!
Mountain trail rides-Canaan Valley -40 miles from cabin - Click Here!
Fisher Mountain Golf Club Resort- 15 miles from cabin - Click Here!
18 Hole put-put course-Seneca Caverns- 10 miles from cabin - Click Here!
Winter Activities- Dec. to March
Canaan Valley Resort-39 miles from cabins- Down hill-cross country-tubing-snowboarding-air boarding-ice skating - Click Here!
Timberline Resort- 41 miles from cabins- Down hill-cross country-snowboarding - Click Here!
Snow Shoe Mountain Resort -59 miles from cabins-Down hill-cross country-snowboarding-snowshoeing-tubing-etc. - Click Here!
White Grass -39 miles from cabin -cross country snowshoeing - Click Here!
Blackwater Falls State Park- 44 miles from cabin. Sled rentals and a rope pulley system to get you back up the hill -sledding-cross country - Click Here!
Other favorite places to visit and things to do
National Radio Astronomy Observatory- Tours of the largest fully steerable dish in the world at reasonable rates. Adult Ages 13-64: $6.00, Youth Ages 7·12: $3.50, Children Ages 6 & Under: FREE, Senior Citizens 65 & Above: $5.00. Greenbank, WV -36 miles from cabin - Click Here!
Bird watching list-Bald eagles frequent all year-Pendleton county is a premier place for golden eagles to over winter! - Click Here!
Wildflower-list and photos - Click Here!
Restaurants in Seneca Rocks area
Gateway- 5 miles from cabin on RT 33/28 at the road to Spruce Knob - Click Here!
Seneca Caverns Restaurant -10 miles from cabin - Click Here!
Harpers Old country store and Restaurant- General country store open since 1902, 15 miles from cabin Store - Click Here!
Restaurant-indoor/outdoor restaurant with great views of Seneca Rocks. (restaurant closed in winter). - Click Here!