Econo Lodge Near Bluefield College
3400 East Cumberland Rd.
Bluefield, WV 24701
Phone: (304) 327-8171
Fax: (304) 324-4259
This beautiful 364 acre state park has a picnic shelter, outdoor stone fireplaces, a small fishing lake, and hiking trails. A unique feature of the park is its rugged stone staircase leading 2,700 feet above sea level to the park's namesake, Pinnacle Rock.
Here you will find photographs, books, films and other material at this research facility that collects and preserves the coal field heritage. Please call for appointments.
Open Monday through Saturday, this is the place to find the perfect book to read! The library is closed on major holidays.
Bluefield City Park & Recreation Center is one place where you can spend an entire day thanks due to options available. Nature enthusiasts will revel in the many nature trails which are challenging and fun. Playgrounds, tennis courts, softball & football fields, gymnasiums and picnic areas are put to good use, while the youth center often witnesses a flurry of activity in the form of community events and parties. All in all, a great way to spend some time with family and friends.
The only surviving structure from the Civil War standing in Princeton. The house is home of the Princeton Mercer County Chamber of Commerce.
The Pocahontas Mine No.1 stands as a monumental mine site. It is located in the Pocahontas Coalfield that is sited in Pocahontas in the U.S. State of Virginia. The mine is also referred as the Pocahontas Exhibition Coal Mine or the Baby Mine. It presently is an inactive coal mine but occupies tremendous monumental value. Designated a National Historic Landmark, it also stands registered on the National Register of Historic Places. The mine dates back to 1883.
Provides resources and services to help county residents obtain information to meet their educational, personal, and recreational needs.
The Pipestem Resort State Park is an eminent State Park located in the southwestern part of West Virginia, precisely at the border of Summers and Mercer Counties. It is a mammoth park site and is occupies on a land cover of 4,050 acres (1,640 hectares). The site was erected and established in 1963, whilst public viewing was made available from 1967. The nature center at the park is a superb highlight of the site. The center is open throughout the year and promises to be a stellar visiting locate.
This historic house museum was the home of Wytheville's first resident physician, Dr. John Haller. The collection in the house includes period furnishings, personal mementos, medical records and supplies from the 1800's, and a small museum of local artifacts. There is also an herb garden with plants typically grown in the 19th century on the property.
Passing through national forest and private land, this 16-mile stretch showcases mountain vistas, historic farm homesteads, and tree-lined forest lanes through all four seasons.
The 5,609 acres that comprise this area are some of the most remote in the Jefferson National Forest. Topography is rugged and steep and there are no improved roads to the wilderness boundary. The Appalachian Trail borders the southern edge of the area and provides hiker access. Roaring Fork Creek, which crosses the area, is a native trout stream.
Situated on a scenic byway, this lovely 50 acre offers an array of recreational features on site for visitors to enjoy, such as a campground, miniature golf course, children's playground, numerous nature trails, and a trout stream.