Residents & Visitors - Recreation

Endless opportunities abound for recreation on, in, and around Pocahontas County waters. Visitors come from near and far to enjoy our water resources, and those lucky enough to call Pocahontas County home miss few opportunities to get outside and take advantage of all this wild, wonderful place has to offer. Whether you are looking for a great fishing, skiing, paddling, or just a quiet spot to sit by the river, look no farther than Pocahontas County, home to:

Five State Parks and two State Forests including:

The Greenbrier River Trail- WV’s longest state park with several put ins/take outs for canoes or kayaks, primitive campsites, great for hiking, biking, horseback riding and ski touring, wheelchair accessible
Watoga State Park- swimming, fishing/ice fishing, boating, camping, CCC cabins and museum
Seneca State Forest- WV’s oldest State Forest, borders the Greenbrier River, four acre lake stocked with trout, bass, and bluegill

For fishing/stocking information, visit the WV DNR and Trout Unlimited and don't forget to get your WV Fishing License!

To read more about recreational opportunities in Pocahontas County, please visit our Convention and Visitors Bureau where you'll also find a complete list of local outfitters and guides.