- TripBuzz found 28 things to do with kids in or near Davis, West Virginia, including 20 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Oakland, Elkins, Seneca Rocks and Cumberland.
- From White Grass Touring & Cafe to Mountain Trail Rides, the Davis area offers 43 different types of family activities, including: National & State Parks, Skiing & Snowboarding, Nature & Wildlife Areas and Horseback Riding.
- Located along the Blackwater River in northern West Virginia lies the small town of Davis. Home to just over 600 residents, the area offers much outdoor recreation to those passing through. Mountain biking is among one of the most popular activities in the area for its many scenic trails along the river, falls and natural grasslands.
White Grass Touring & Café on Cabin Mountain offers over 31 miles of groomed trails for cross-country skiing, and rents the equipment needed for cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. At the café, diners find vegetarian soups, sandwiches, and desserts.
Canaan Resort is located in the highest mountain valley east of the Rocky Mountains. The resort is popular for skiing and tubing in the winter with 160 inches average snowfall, and the Bird Fest brings many visitors in May and June.
Photographers love to take photos of the water at Blackwater Falls State Park, because of its black color caused by tannic acid from fallen hemlock and red spruce needles in the water. The park has a lodge with a 200-seat conference center and indoor pool, cabins, and camping facilities.
Located near the Potomac River, Fairfax Stone Historical Monument Park pays homage to American history. A symbolic marker is used to make note of the historic establishment of land granted to Lord Fairfax in the late 1700's.
The Canaan Valley State Park is a 6,000-acre state park that is best known for its eccentric winter sports playground. Activities that the park offers include cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sleigh rides, and tubing.
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With a variety of outdoors activities for sportsmen, Little Canaan Wildlife Management Area is a forested area for hunting wildlife like turkey, bears, and more. Visitors can fish for trout at any spot of the 3 miles of Blackwater River.
Recorded history says the Seneca Indians who used the cavern to smoke meat first used the Smoke Hole Caverns, and later, during the Civil War, the cavern was used to make whiskey. Today, visitors can tour the cavern.