Friends of Blackwater’s new design for remediating acid mine drainage on the North Fork will be featured at the 2019 West Virginia Mine Drainage Symposium. The symposium will take place March 26th and 27th at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Morgantown. Hedin Environmental, the engineering firm that is working on our North Fork project, will […]
Plan Your Trip
Take a trip to the Blackwater Region of West Virginia to experience cool northern forests and exciting outdoor recreation. Historic small towns and dramatic landscapes at two state parks, the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge and the Monongahela National Forest invite you to explore and linger in the High Allegheny Mountains. Sample the Blackwater Canyon from high above the Blackwater Falls State Park or along the 10 miles Trail through the heart of the Canyon. Lodging, Dining, Shopping, Arts & Entertainment – You will find everything you need here to help you plan your trip to Blackwater Canyon and the surrounding areas.
Friends of Blackwater is hosting a trail volunteer day March 23rd. Meet at the Friends of Blackwater at 9 a.m. to get started. We will be providing tools, and going to work on the Canyon Rim Trail, which is accessible from Forest Road 717, near the Olson Fire Tower. Volunteers will help clean up the […]