Other Recreational Activities in Charleston, WV

SkiingAside from golfing, white water rafting, hiking and biking, there are other recreational activities you can enjoy while traveling in Charleston. Here are some facilities in and around Charleston that you can enjoy with the whole family.

Fox Fire Resort
660 Fox Fire Road
Milton, WV 25541, USA
Phone: (304) 743-4588
Fax: (304) 743-6788
Website: www.foxfirewv.com

This huge resort offers a wealth of activity for everybody. There is a water park that features a 240-feet waterslide, a hot tub, a saunda and swimming pools. The resort also have facilities for other water activities like paddleboating, canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Out of the water, guests can play a round of mini golf, basketball, volley ball and tennis. There are also walking and biking trails around the park that takes you through the 45-acre property.The Fox Fire Resort also offers chartered hot air balloon rides over the West Virginian countryside.

Rippling Waters Church Of God Campground
Middle Fork Rd
Romance, WV 25248

Travelers with recreational vehicles or mobile homes loves Rippling Waters Church Of God Campground location: it is remote, yet it is only 20 miles north of Charleston. The campground has electric, 50 amp, water and sewer hookups, as well as pull-trough sites and Big Rig access. There are plenty of shady areas, thanks to the numerous trees in the property, and a pool that’s open for all those staying the camping ground. Pet lovers would be pleased to know that this is one campground that allows pets in the premises.

Tri-State Racetrack & Gaming Center
#1 Greyhound Drive – Nitro, WV 25313
Phone: (304) 776-1000, 1-800-224-9683
Website: www.tristateracetrack.com

This enormous facility offers thrills of a different kind. If the excitement of the live greyhound races isn’t enough, head on to the 90,00 square feet gaming center where you can hit the machines or play the tables.

Winterplace Ski Resort
100 Old Flat Top Mt. Rd.
Ghent, WV 25843
Phone: 1-800-607-SNOW
Website: www.winterplace.com

If winter sports is your thing, the Winterplace Ski Resort is the place for you. With its base elevation at 2,997 feet and top elevation of 3,600 feet, the resort offers great skiing for both beginners and advanced skiiers. If the 15% slope isn’t enough excitement, you can also try night skiing on 26 slopes. The resort is also the home of West Virginia’s largest Snowtubing Park with 2 Super Carpet Lifts.