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West Virginia Beauties

West Virginia Beauties

The advancing of winter onto the last edge of fall is especially dramatic in the Mountaineer State’s rugged peaks, dramatic rivers and country lanes.

 


The drama of West Virginia’s scenery is delivered anew in the 2010  book “West Virginia Beauty: Familiar and Rare,” from a pair of long-time Blue Ridge Country contributors, author Jeanne Mozier and photographer Steve Shaluta.
 

Coffee shops, whitewater and secret hiding places

Coffee shops, whitewater and secret hiding places

Friday: Downtown Treasures. Find a good book, outdoor adventure gear, artwork and gifts for your loved ones – or yourself – throughout Fayetteville’s historic downtown district. Shops include Wisteria’s Gifts, Trillium Gifts & Books and Water Ston...

Concerts in the Woods

Concerts in the Woods

It sits in the woods in the middle of nowhere, a part of central West Virginia so remote that there is only one town within 25 miles and it has fewer than 800 people. It’s the last place you’d expect to find a concert hall, much less one that is a be...

Whitewater... Tis the Season

Whitewater... Tis the Season

From Fuzzy Box of Kittens to Pure Screaming Hell, the rapids on the Gauley live up to – and beyond – their unique monikers.

Beckley: West Virginia Weekend Getaway

Beckley: West Virginia Weekend Getaway


Beckley’s Lewis McManus Memorial Honor Rail Trail follows the former route of a CSX railroad line for 3.6 miles from Mabscott to the Cranberry Creek Shopping Area. At 12 feet across, it is one of the widest paved rail trails I’ve ever seen. It is def...

Featured Blue Ridge Videos

Hannah Harvey: Telling Tales of Coalminers, Gaelic Fairies and More. (Click to Read More.)

Riding The Wind at Lookout Mountain. (Click to Read More.)