- TripBuzz found 13 things to do with kids in or near Riverton, West Virginia, including 11 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Seneca Rocks, Davis, Elkins and Seneca Falls.
- From Spruce Knob to Seneca Caverns, the Riverton area offers 44 different types of family activities, including: Hiking Trails, Other Tours, National & State Parks and Theaters.
Spruce Knob at Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area is the highest peak in West Virginia. Rock climbers often climb the peak, and the recreation area is important in history because it was the first national recreation area in the United States.
During summer weekends, visitors to the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center can attend hands on demonstrations taught by Appalachian crafters and artisans, listen to mountain music, and see living history events. The center is also popular with picnickers.
Seneca Rocks Climbing School offers professionally-led climbing trips as well as lessons conducted both on the rocks and on indoor equipment. The school welcomes climbers of all ability and experience levels.
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.
Made of white/gray Tuscarora quartzite, the peak of Seneca Rocks is only accessible by skilled technical rock climbers. The Seneca Rocks State Forest is located within the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area that offers a discovery center and other climbs, and is part of the larger Monongahela Nat…
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