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Nice and Easy fishing in West Virginia

Discover West Virginia at a nice and easy pace. Enjoy areas steeped in heritage, history and natural wonder. Whether from an RV or from the comfort of a rail car, West Virginia offers numerous opportunities for a leisure getaway.

Mountain State’s Rails
Imagine traveling through the hills of West Virginia from the comfort of a rail car. With four major scenic train systems
to choose from you can take your pick for day trips or full-fledged excursions that evoke the days when everyone rode the rails. Enjoy the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad, Cass Scenic Railroad, Durbin and Greenbrier Valley or the New River Mystery Train.

A Hotel on Wheels
West Virginia has a large selection of campgrounds for RVs. Many of these campgrounds offer full hookup sites, bathhouse, a laundry facility and a playground. Below is a small sampling.

A Leisure Game of Golf 
The state’s diverse typography lends itself to some of the most unique golf courses the country. Avid golfers will enjoy hitting the links at places like the Twisted Gun Golf Club, the three courses at The Greenbrier
, The Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe Mountain or one of many golf courses at our state parks.

Fishing for Fun
More than 180 West Virginia streams are stocked with trout. A number of catch-and-release and fly-fishing-only areas provide some of the best fly-fishing in the east. Float trips offer a great way to fish for smallmouth bass. Some of the best fishing spots include Bluestone, Summersville Lake and the Williams River.

A Glimpse of the Past
Hundreds of museums are sprinkled across the Mountain State, these facilities highlight the state’s culture and history. Travel to places like Harpers Ferry National Historic Park
, Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine, Heritage Farm Museum & Village to see the state’s vibrant history and heritage.

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