- Our list of the best things to do in Marlinton, West Virginia, features the top 38 nearby activities — including 17 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Marlinton, WV has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 14 things to do within the city of Marlinton, WV , followed by 24 popular activities in nearby cities, including Snowshoe, Hot Springs and Hillsboro
The Highland Scenic Highway, running for 43 miles from Richwood to US Route 219 near Marlinton, is the highest major roadway in West Virginia. While the entire route is very scenic, the four overlooks allow visitors to park and see views of the Allegheny Highlands.
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Monongahela National Forest, Marlinton, WV MoreLess Info
Operated by the United States Forest Service, the Cranberry Mountain Nature Center gives programs on birds of prey and snakes that live in West Virginia. Visitors can listen to multimedia presentations to learn more about the forest ecosystem and local history.
Open year-round, Watoga State Park is most known for its quality campgrounds and comfortable, spacious rental cabins. Located on a lake, water activities such as paddle boarding and fishing can be enjoyed in this park.
Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park offers a range of activities. There is a day park, hiking trails, two play areas for children, picnic areas with shelters and a museum. Droop Mountain Battlefield is an official Civil War Discovery Trail site.
Featuring a four-acre fishing lake, Seneca State Forest provides over 11,000 acres of woodlands along with a campground, guest cabins and a children's playground. The area is suitable for hiking, biking, fishing, picnics, hunting, boating and swimming.
Part of the West Virginia Historic Theatre Trail, the Pocahontas County Opera House is a historic and intimate 250-seat venue. The opera house presents opry nights, showcasing the best local talent, as well as a selection of other various informal, family friendly music presentations.
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US Route 219 South, Marlinton, WV 24954 MoreLess Info
Various historic eras of the local region are documented within the Pocahontas County Historical Society Museum. Displays at the museum include spinning wheels and looms, tools, railroad artifacts, and dolls.