Snowshoe Fireworks 2021

Would you’d like to beat the heat and humidity of city life?

If your answer is yes, head on over to Snowshoe Mountain this weekend and take in the Independence Day celebration this coming weekend.

The action kicks off on Friday, July 2nd with some live music in the Village at 7 PM.  There several activities during the day on Saturday but the highlight of the weekend is the fireworks display on Saturday night at 9 PM.

Things wrap up Sunday evening with live music throughout the day in the Village.

For a complete detailed list of events at activities, please visit the website link below.

https://www.snowshoemtn.com/things-to-do/events/independence-day-weekend

 

 

 

Parade Of Steam

Join the fun on Saturday, June 19 at the Parade of Steam at the Cass train depot.  Those attending will have the opportunity to view five of the powerful, geared, steam locomotives as they move down the rails.

The Climax No. 9 and Shay Nos. 2, 4, 5 and 11 are all expected to be on display for the Parade of Steam.

They will be staging at the depot at 9am and the parade is expected to begin at 9:30am.

For more information on all the events in Cass this weekend, please visit

https://www.alleghenymountainradio.org/cass-days-kick-off-friday-night-at-the-state-park-in-pocahontas-county/

 

 

Historic Beverly WV

If you’d like to get a taste of some small town civil war history, take a trip north of Snowshoe to Beverly, WV.

Located approximately 45 minutes north on route 219, Beverly is a quaint little town that dates back to the late 1700’s.  The town features several historic sites.

The most popular is the Rich Mountain Battlefield, home to one of the earliest civil war battles. To this date, there remains nearly a dozen intact pre cival war buildings.  Several operate as museums or shops that are open to the public.

To learn more about the town and history of Beverly, WV, please visit their website @ https://www.historicbeverly.org

 

Scenic Vintage Train Rides

Scenic train rides on a vintage locomotive are very popular attractions for visitors and guests to the Snowshoe area.  Trains depart from various stations in Pocahontas and Randolph counties.

The nearest station to Snowshoe is the Cass Depot located about 25 minutes from Snowshoe via route 66.  Cass, WV was a company town formed in 1901 by the  West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company.  The site features a small restaurant and gift shop at the station

The Durbin Depot, featuring the Durbin Rocket, is located approximately 45 minutes from Snowshoe via routes 66, 92 and 250.  There is a small gift shop, the Rail and Trail Store, which is across the street from the Depot.

If one is looking for a historic town experience, one could travel north to the Elkins station in downtown Elkins, WV.  Along with the train station, there are many shops and restaurants within walking distance.

Visit the WV Mountain Rail website for schedules and rates.

https://mountainrailwv.com

Trout Fishing

Elk Springs Resort is tucked away on the banks of The Elk River near the Randolph, Pocahontas County lines in West Virginia. If you want to get away from it all, this is the place to come to. No cell service and limited wifi, but only if you’re lucky.

Visit their website @ https://www.elkspringswv.com/

They offer a premier Elk River fly fishing guided trip for rainbow and brown trout, as well as, backcountry brook trout trips. They also offer private lessons, group lessons and schools from beginners to advanced fly fishermen.

Their professional guides have many years of experience on the waters in West Virginia with the goal of putting you on good fish and creating a lasting memory.

Give them a call at

1-877-ELK-SPRINGS or (304)-339-2359 Ext 2

Snowshoe Bike Park Opening Day 2021

Opening day is slated for Friday May 21, 2021.  Thursday, May 20, 2021 will be a preview opening day for all summer season pass holders.

Mountain Lodge is taking reservations now for lodging this summer. Please CLICK HERE to find a condo rental that places you right next door to the Ballhooter Quad Lift.