- The list below includes 30 free or cheap things to do in or near Hillsboro, West Virginia, including 44 different types of inexpensive activities like National & State Parks, Walking Trails, History Museums and Waterfalls.
- From Beartown State Park to Falls of Hills Creek Scenic Area, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hillsboro and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Marlinton, Snowshoe, Hot Springs and Lewisburg.
Pocahontas County Museum portrays the History of Pocahontas County. The museum exhibits mementoes and artifacts of the various eras of Pocahontas County history - from the Indians to the present. Displays include tools, spinning wheels and looms and railroad items.
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.
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.
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.
100% 3 votes
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.
97% 70 votes
745 Industrial Park Road, Maxwelton, WV 24957 MoreLess Info
Founded in 2009, the Smooth Ambler Distillery uses natural resources of the region coupled with state-of-the-art distillery equipment to make a variety of craft beverages. The on-site tasting room and retail space allows visitors to view the tanks, stills, and barrelling process.