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Outdoor recreation from treetops to river valleys in West Virginia


For folks in North Central West Virginia, the area’s outdoor recreation options are abundant.

One of the area’s unique options can be found at the West Virginia University Outdoor Education Center near Chestnut Ridge Regional Park in Preston County. The WVU Outdoor Education Center offers zipline tours that can be used for family fun or team development.

Another classic selection of outdoor recreation activities are those that can be found on West Virginia’s wild rivers.

Blackwater Outdoor Adventures in St. George, Tucker County, offers fun on the Cheat River. 

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