With many miles of trail, anyone visiting Canaan Valley Resort State Park can explore on foot. From the Blackwater River through the Wildlife Observation Area and up to the top of the many spectacular ridges, whatever level of difficulty you are looking for, Canaan Valley Resort State Park cabins will allow you to plan your route and enjoy the park to its fullest.
This 1-mile loop trail is rated as easy and passes through hardwood forests as you follow the river. The trail begins at the golf course parking lot.
Connecting the Main Lodge and Cabin areas, this 3-mile trail gives hikers the chance to explore open meadows and an abundance of wildflowers.
Featuring a terrain of forest shrubs, swamps and wetlands, this 1-mile loop trail is the ideal route for keen wildlife watchers.
his trail is among the most difficult in the park and ascends to the top of Bald Knob where you will have excellent views of Canaan Valley.
Whether you are a keen skier or snowboarder, or you prefer to enjoy the park through swimming and mountain biking in the summer sun, Canaan Valley Resort State Park has plenty to offer the whole family. Discover a broad range of recreational activities from Canaan Valley Resort State Park hotels and keep everyone entertained on your next vacation.
During the spring and summer, the Canaan Valley Resort State Park swimming pool is open to guests. Unwind after a long day on the trails or, for younger children, take advantage of free swimming lessons.
With trails suitable for all ages and abilities, the 18 miles of open biking paths in the park provide an excellent way to explore. Maps are available while in the park to help plan your adventure so that no one is left behind.
The high elevation of the park make it a superb destination for winter sports enthusiasts. Cross-country and downhill skiing, snow tubing, and ice skating are all popular, and people of all ages are welcome to enjoy the ample snowfall.