1909 Harper Rd.
Beckley, WV 25801
Phone: (304) 255-2161
If you are a golf-lover who loves obstacles more than the tedious full-size courses, try your hand at miniature golf at Mountain State Miniature Golf. The course is a full fledged 18-hole course with different challenges to overcome with finesse and delicacy.
Raleigh County Veteran's Museum is a tribute to the veterans of World War II and the Revolutionary War fought in America. It contains several displays of the time which are worth taking a look at.
Wildwood House Museum used to be the residence of General Alfred Beckley who designed the entire city of Beckley from this place. As with the rest of the city, the house, too, was carefully structured and renovated and upgraded from time to time. However, some of the original structure still remains and has now been thrown open to the public as a museum.
One of the most unique places in Beckley, Tamarack is a wonderful facility. The place houses about four studios and offers beautiful handcrafted products. Apart from that, Tamarack also offers dining opportunities and often hosts cultural events such, workshops, readings, book signings and such.
One of the most interesting attractions in Beckley, the Exhibition Coal Mine can be found on Ewart Avenue. The place includes an underground coal camp, Mountain Homestead and a museum. As such it offers interesting insights into the city's mining past.
Bordering the Hollywood Elementary School and the Raleigh County Board of Education building, the New River Park is an expanse of wooded region and facilities for outdoor entertainment. It has several courts for basketball, volleyball and the like, a swimming pool and several other amenities which you can enjoy.
If you are a golf lover who enjoys obstacles, long tees, smooth shallows and sandy pits, you will definitely find something worth checking out at Briar Patch Golf Course. The elegant-looking white clubhouse with green trim has a restaurant where you can grab a bite if you work up an appetite.
With beautiful and challenging slopes and some of the longest tees in the area, the Black Knight Golf Course is a challenge for the seasoned golfer. The clubhouse offers refreshment in the form of food, sauna and several other recreational activities.
Fitzpatrick Park covers 12 acres (4.86 hectares) on Fitzpatrick Road of Beckley. Equipped with a playground, ballfields, a fish pond and walking tracks, it is great place for family time outdoors.
The New River Gorge is a scenic river located to the southwest of West Virginia. The river has a diverse range of flora and fauna and a number of beautiful aquatic species. The spectacular location of the river makes it a popular outdoor destination. The New River Gorge Bridge which is located here was once the largest arch bridges in the world. The bridge along with its surrounding offers a breathtaking view to the visitors. River rafting, canoeing, fishing, camping, hunting, bird watching and picnicking are some of the activities that can be done here. The New River Gorge is a perfect place to unwind with family and friends.
Set in the rocky mountains of West Virginia lies the Twin Falls State Park. It is an ideal location for all you nature lovers. The on-site lodge has 47 well-appointed rooms with all the amenities required for a comfortable stay. Some of the rooms have balconies with breathtaking views of the woods. It has a restaurant too though you can bring your own food. The resort has something for every member of the family. Activities like hiking, picnicking, biking can be carried out. Check website for reservations and more.
Created in the year 1988, this site is a 10.5-mile (16-kilometer) stretch of the Bluestone River in West Virginia which is under a protected area called the Bluestone National Scenic River. The trail offers outstandingly-beautiful views and scenic pleasure. The place is not entirely accessible by road and would be challenging to reach. Entry is either through the Bluestone State Park at the downstream end or rides on the aerial tram at the upstream end. Hiking, fishing and hunting are major activities you can do here, along with seasonal kayaking facilities.