Fishing and Hunting
- South Branch Wildlife Management Area, Moorefield – 7.7 Miles
South Branch Wildlife Management Area offers game hunting which includes deer, dove, fox, squirrel, and turkey, and the South Branch accommodates fishing for bass, panfish, and catfish.
- Buena Vista Farms, Moorefield – 13.5 Miles
Burena Vista Farms raises corn, cattle, chickens, and now strawberries! We also sell excellent quality hay and silage. They offer farm fresh items for sale – where – can they pick their own. – 304-538-2788
- Valley Golf Course, Moorefield – 19.3 Miles
Nestled in the scenic South Branch Valley of the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia, Valley View is a public course and one of the Mid-Atlantic’s best kept secrets. Designed by Russell Roberts and Bill Ward, Valley View was built in 1968 and plays to 6200 yards from the tips at a par 71. An exciting combination of water hazards and bunkers will challenge you as the course meanders over its historically rich Civil War property located along the South Branch River. Don’t let the panoramic mountain views and native flora distract you, because water factors into 6 holes of this river-bottom gem. With it’s recently constructed 5400 square foot clubhouse, Valley View offers a snack bar, pro shop, locker rooms and a gorgeous covered deck to enjoy after your round is finished. No tee-time is required and a friendly staff awaits you at this beautiful golf course located at 4638 US HWY 220 S Moorefield, WV. – 304-538-6564
- West Whitehill Winery, Moorefield – 19.2 Miles
West-Whitehill’s wines are unique. They are known for their dessert and specialty wines which are blended with fruit, berry and spice flavors. Their semi-dry whites have a fresh, new wine flavor similar to Riesling and Rhine wines. And their dry aged reds reflect the fruitiness of the Chambourcin grape which grows so well in this area.
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday – Saturday, 4484 U.S. 220 South Moorefield, WV – 304-538-2605
Bowling & Cinema
- Potomac Lanes, South Branch Bowling, Moorefield – 13.4 Miles
Enjoy over 16 lanes of bowling or Cosmic bowling, video games, video arcade with prizes, pool tables and a Digital Juke box that plays ANY song you request! Strikers Grill & Pizza can provide you and your family with Pizza, burgers, fries, steak & cheese subs and may other items to satisfy your appetite. When you are done, make sure you check out Sweet Rose Ice Cream shop located at the lanes. We have over 40 flavors of soft-serve ice cream and hand-dipped ice cream. We can make all these flavors into milk shakes too! We also serve over 30 flavors of slushees! Still want more fun? Walk next door to South Branch Cinema 6 and see a movie and get popcorn. – 304-530-2695
- White Barn Farmer’s Market, Moorefield – 13.2 Miles
White Barn Farm Market is a family owned agriculture business which grows and provides local farm fresh produce and other WV made products. – 304-257-3353
- Potomac Eagle Scenic Railroad, Romney – 21.2 Miles
Your journey begins at Wappocomo Station, situated next to a charming homestead and a sprawling view of the mountains. Enjoy the sounds of vintage diesels as they lead you through beautiful pastures and farms dating back to the 1700s. As you wind along the South Branch of the Potomac River, you’ll enter a visually striking gorge known as the Trough. One of the most scenic spots along the South Branch, the Trough is home to American bald eagles.
Horseback Riding, Hiking
- Lost River State Park, Mathias – 43.7 Miles
Located in the wooded mountains of Hardy County in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle, Lost River State Park provides cabin lodging and an abundance of outdoor recreation. The park’s quiet 3,712 acres of woods provides a secluded getaway for nature lovers. Lost River is known for its Cranny Crow overlook on top of Big Ridge Mountain, which offers a commanding view of five counties. – 304-897-5372
Kayaking, Canoeing, Whitewater, Rafting
- Eagle’s Nest Outfitters – 25.2 Miles
The rugged, pristine beauty of the Appalachian Mountains is the stuff of legend and song — magnificent mountains and valleys, isolated mountain coves — surrounding the world-famous and wonderfully clear, cool trout and bass waters of the North Fork of the South Branch of the Potomac River; and the waterfalls, whitewater thrills and the trophy waters of the South Branch of the Potomac River. – 304-257-2393