Get Outside and Explore Nature

Experience nature like never before at Canaan Valley Resort. Located in the Potomac Highlands region of West Virginia, Canaan Valley Resort is one of 30 West Virginia State Parks. Visit during the summer and witness the greenest landscape and the bluest skies. From sunup to sundown, Canaan Valley Resort's outdoor activities are endless.

Hike Through Nature

Ready for an outdoor adventure? Put on your hiking boots and explore 18 miles of marked trails. Get up close and personal with nature and admire the beautiful landscape of West Virginia. Take an early morning hike and watch the sunrise from a mountain top for a truly memorable experience. 


Explore by Bike

Prefer to hit the trails on two wheels? We’ve got you covered with bike rentals. Take a family bike ride and go at your own speed. Stop to refuel with a picnic lunch and take in the beautiful backdrop of the Allegheny Mountains.

Take a Resort Board Tour

For a new spin on hiking, take a resort board tour. These easy-to-ride electric-powered boards make for a unique way to sightsee. Your guide will lead you through Back Hollow Trail and show you wildlife in their natural habitat. And don’t forget your camera—you never know what you may see on your tour.

Golf Shot

Tee off With a View

If your vacation isn’t complete without a round of golf, tee off at our 18-hole, par 72 golf course surrounded by the beautiful West Virginia countryside. It features 65 sand bunkers and eight water hazards, making it the perfect course for both novice and experienced golfers.

Our course ranks 12th in the state, and Golf Digest magazine gave it a four-star rating. Check out our golf course webcam to get a live look.

Play a Round of Mini Golf

If mini golf is more your speed, we have a fantastic 18-hole mini golf course that is fun for your entire group. Make it a family affair or a friendly competition between friends. The course is a crowd-pleaser for all ages and provides endless entertainment.

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Scale the Climbing Wall

Try something new and scale the climbing wall at Canaan Valley Resort. It’s the perfect family activity and is built all ages. The wall allows for three climbers at a time so you can race your friends to the top. 

Shoot Sporting Clays

Enjoy the great outdoors and shoot clay pigeon targets at the same time. Those 12 and older can test their aim at our one-of-a-kind range. This activity makes for great family or team bonding. Authorized personnel assists shooters during the sessions which consist of five different positions.

With so many activities to choose from, Canaan Valley Resort makes for the perfect summer family getaway.

Book your next getaway to Canaan Valley Resort, and get ready for an unforgettable vacation.