The African American Heritage Auto Tour was developed by New River Gorge National River and its partners to help uncover and tell the stories of the many black coal miners, railroad workers, and other community members that helped shape this region. To begin your tour, please touch the ""VIEW MAP"" tab and select a waypoint closest to your current location. View Route
Welcome to the Missouri National Recreational River (MNRR) Water Trail! The reaches of river that comprise this water trail are some of the last remaining natural stretches of America's longest river. Come immerse yourself in some of the many experiences and stories to be discovered along this water trail and see first-hand how the river earned its historic reputation! View Route
The Paint Creek Scenic Trail is a scenic byway that begins at Tamarack in Beckley and travels 44 miles to Pratt along the Kanawha River, roughly following the route of the West Virginia Turnpike.
Directions: To begin the tour from Tamarack: Facing the front doors of Tamarack, drive to your left, keeping the parking lot on your left side. When you reach the stop sign at the T-intersection, take a right onto Vankirk Drive. (This is where the first audio story begins to play.) When you reach the next stop sign, take a right onto Dry Hill Road. In a few minutes, you'll reach a Y in the road. Make a slight left onto Sweeneysburg Road (Route 11). Stay on Sweeneysburg Road. Then use the map or the Directions tab in subsequent stories to navigate the rest of the route. You may also begin at Pratt and work your way backwards. View Route
Learn about trails, park visitor centers, historic sites, and popular viewing areas of the New River Gorge National River. Each description includes primary features of the site, driving instructions, and detailed information and maps of hiking trails near each point of interest. The updated route includes new PDF maps of the area. View Route
Monroe County, WV. Enjoy an informative, historic, fun and scenic tour of Monroe County, West Virginia, while appreciating artistic quilt squares that are displayed on sides of buildings and barns throughout the county. At each point of interest, a parking place along the highway is recommended. From these locations, directions are given to nearby quilt squares and other attractions. After listening to the information that is presented, the traveler may choose to explore the area further or travel on along the route. View Route