- Our list of the best things to do in Riverton, West Virginia, features the top 14 nearby activities — including 6 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Riverton, WV has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Adventures.
- The results below include the top 2 things to do within the city of Riverton, WV , followed by 12 popular activities in nearby cities, including Seneca Rocks, Davis, Elkins and Seneca Falls
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…
Dedicated especially to the women who, in 1848, held the first Women's Rights Convention, the National Women's Hall of Fame was founded in 1969 and features the names of more than 250 women, including in here present day celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey.