Tucker County West Virginia
“Mountains of Possibility”
Tucker County is a rural county in northeastern West Virginia. The county was named after Henry St. George Tucker, Sr., a judge and Congressman from Williamsburg, Virginia. This high mountain paradise has more miles of trails than roads, more wilderness than traffic lights; from Blackwater canyon to Dolly Sods Wilderness.
Visitors are encouraged to take advantage of the areas in two Federal Wilderness Areas or the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Families can play in the two state parks with trails, golf, scenic lift rides, nature hikes, kids’ activities, swimming, and much more!
Visitors enjoy the quaint mountain towns and shop or browse in the many antique, gift, and specialty shops or enjoy some fairs and festivals. The Fourth of July is a special time in Tucker County when they host a free outdoor concert featuring the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra. Blackwater Falls is also one of West Virginia’s most -photographed sites.
Tucker County is a prime vacation and second home location for many residents of the D.C. metropolitan area. The beauty of the mountains offers a quiet getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. There are eleven local hotels/motels along with numerous bed and breakfasts and local rental units.
- Blackwater Falls
- Dolly Sods Wilderness