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Welcome to Randolph County

Surrounded by the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, Randolph County is a natural paradise that has long been a destination for travelers and adventurous outdoor enthusiasts. Here you will find charming communities that are rich in heritage, blessed with unparalleled beauty, and come alive with arts and festivals. We are truly Authentic by Nature.

Explore

You can feel the fresh mountain breeze in the lush Monongahela National Forest, discover the many museums and historic sites, or embrace the culture of a small Swiss village. Board a vintage excursion train, access miles of trout streams, rivers, and rail trails, or pitch a tent under the clear night sky. Your perfect day is found right here in Randolph County.

Explore Randolph County

Dine

Randolph County has an amazing array of non-chain, independent restaurants. Our restaurants range from Venezuelan to Appalachian, casual fine dining to down home country cooking. The restaurant scene goes well beyond its West Virginia roots. Expect the extraordinary in Randolph County, whether its farm to table, mountain trout dip, or warm, delightful peach cobbler.

Dine in Randolph County

Sleep

Wake up each morning to a beautiful view surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains in one of our hotels, stay in one of the many historic inns throughout the county, or escape to a secluded cabin vacation rental or campground. When choosing to stay in Randolph County, you will discover plenty of options that suit your travel style.

Sleep in Randolph County

Unwind

Take a stroll and visit our quaint shops that carry local artisan’s creations. Slow down, enjoy a specialty coffee, or meet up over a cold craft brew. Before calling it a night don’t forget to experience a full spectrum of live local music.

Unwind in Randolph County

RandolphWV

Use the hashtag #RandolphWV in all your visits and adventure photography. We’ll post the ones we dig the most.

Treasure in West Virginia is all about finding treasure through adventure. Geocaching is a modern-day treasure hunt for the whole family. Randolph County is full of caches. How many can you find? 🧐
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Swing on by the ‘holler today 11-6 to try our mountain gin & cranberry corn whiskey, then delve into our aged products- maple syrup barrel aged whiskey & our 16 month barrel aged bourbon.
Then head on over to cider fest at swilleddog #wvciderfest .
That combo would make for a great Saturday!
Reminder: cash only, ATM on site.

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#solarpoweredwhiskey #cranberry #cranberrywhiskey #maplesyrup #maplewhiskey #barrelrested
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Before my daughter and I said our goodbyes and parted ways, we stopped for coffee in the mountain town of Elkins, West Virginia.
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This lovely coffee drink is called the Headless Horseman and was, of course, my daughter’s pick. She loved it!
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If in the area, stop by and try one of their crazy flavors!
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A couple people I might know checking out the downstream end of the Sinks of Gandy. #sinksofgandy #randolphwv #randolphcountywv #onlyinwestvirginia #wvtourism #wvliving #naturalwestvirginia #glimpsesofappalachia #bestofthemountainstate #westvirginia_lovers #experiencewestvirginia ##gotowv #westvirginia #ericwasthere #erinwasthere #iwastheretoo ...

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Just A Man Doing What He Loves.

Here is DGVRR worker, Gabriel Morrison on the deck of the First Class Parlor car on the DGVRR's, New Tygart Flyer excursion helping lead the train in backwards back into historic Elkins WV while blowing the horn through the 11th Street crossing. I met Gabriel during my weekend in Elkins and I talked to him every day I was there, I railfanned every train that he was on, and I rode two of the trains he was working on. In those past few days, I learned how much he loves his job and railroading, how friendly he is to people, how helpful he is, and a few things about his life. His job definitely isn't easy but he does it because he loves it which makes a great employee no matter if it's railroading or not. Out of all the employees I've met on the DGVRR, Gabriel Morrison was IMO the friendliness, no offense to any other DGVRR workers. If your ever at the DGVRR, and if you see Gabriel, make sure to atleast say hi and maybe sit down and chat with him. I would like to thank all railroad workers/volunteers for all the hard work that yall put in to keep trains in the U.S. or around the world running.
Part Of Photo Collection 7.
Taken with my Canon EOS 7D.
Taken on 8-6-21.
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So yesterday it was winter, today it’s fall. To quote Monty Python, “winter gave spring and summer a miss and went straight into autumn.” If I’m going to be posting out of season I might as well post my favorite from last fall. This is a shot of one of the roads that goes through Kumbrabow State Forest. I don’t know how we did it because it wasn’t planned, but we went there at the perfect time last year.
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Gin is back! Stop by for a taste of our newest batch. Pictured here is the gin basket packed full of local herbs and conifers. Our gin is vapor infused in the still column to preserve floral notes. We will be sharing more gin pics and info on our gin making soon! #stillhollow #stillhollowspirits #smallbatch #craftspirits #gin #bourbon #whiskey #moonshine #rye #singlebarrel #appalachia #randolphwv #gettuckered #cornwhiskey ...

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The Flyer Is Back!

After one long year of not operating due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad decided to resume there popular New Tygart Flyer excursions out of historic Elkins WV for the 2021 season. Yesterday I got the chance to spend the day with my two favorite EMD F7 Units once again by recording, taking pics, riding the train to the high falls, and even got to meet steven_saine_railfan_prod! Here we see the New Tygart Flyer departing the Historic Western Maryland Railway Depot in Elkins West Virginia with WM EMD F7 No. 67 ex Clinchfield leading the train back to the DGVRR yard in Belington WV.
Part Of Photo Collection 6.
Taken with my Canon EOS 7D.
Taken on 8-6-21.
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Have you visited the highest point in the state? Comment below 👇🏼
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#penco #randolphwv #almostheaven #elkinswv #westvirginia #nature #optoutside #outdoors
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Come see what the Still Hollow family has bottled up for you! Open until 5 pm today.

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#solarpoweredwhiskey #cranberrywhiskey #maplesyrup #maplewhiskey #barrelrested
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Huttonsville Barn. #westvirginia #wvtourism #almostheaven #almostheavenwv #wildandwonderful #gotowv #wvliving #wondergrams #glimpses_of_appalachia wildwonderful_ #appalachian_explorers #backroad_visions #amateurphotography #beginnerphotography #ruralamerica #countryroads #randolphwv #rural_love #ipulledoverforthis #appalachianmountains #barns #barnsofinstagram #takemehomecountryroads #themountainsarecalling ...

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A cold evening on Cheat Mountain. #wvliving #wvtourism #westvirginialivin #monongahelanationalforest #elkinsrandolphwv #randolphwv #wandergrams #westvirginia #wildandwonderfulwv #almostheaven #wvexplored #onlyinwv #themountainsarecalling #nature_shotz #sunsets #sky_brilliance #sunrise_sunset_photogroup #sunset_visions #sunsetlovers #clouds #sunset_only #outbound #outsideperfection #amaturephotography #wv #sky_perfection #sky_captures #appalachian_explorers #gotowv ...

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Elated laughs, cheerful whoops, and giddy squeals are the normal sounds you will hear at Blackwater Falls State Park Sled Run. A mere 40 miles away from #ElkinsWV, and in the heart of #WVSkiCountry, this winter attraction is the longest, fastest sled run on the East Coast. 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦
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The West Fork Rail Trail is open to hikers and mountain bike enthusiasts. This approximately 25-mile trail follows the grade of the former Coal and Iron Railway (Western Maryland Railroad) as it meanders along the west forks of the Greenbrier and Glady Fork rivers. 😎
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Fall uses a painter’s palette to stroke the West Virginia mountains with brilliant reds, yellows, oranges, and maroons. Whether it’s a quick scenic ride or the beginning of your mountain vacation, we invite you to discover our mountains differently this season. 🚂 >> link in bio
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“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Amelia Earhart #almostheaven #westvirginia #wildandwonderful #flyfishing #adventure #blueline #hiking #camping #fishing #family #mountains #streams #nature #nativebrooktrout #dryflies #intherain #randolphwv ...

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Fall in Kumbrabow. #westvirginia #gotowv #wvtourism #almostheaven #wildandwonderful #onlyinwestvirginia #igers_of_wv #wvexplored #wondergrams #glimpses_of_appalachia #amateurphotography #beginnerphotography #raw_seasons #autumnphotography #wvstateparks #randolphwv #countryroads #backroads #wv_igers #appalachianmountains #outside_project #gooutsideandplay westvirginia_lovers #pocket_allnature #fall #theopenhub #splendid_woodlands #forest_masters #fever_trees #mountainsaboveall #naturelovers ...

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T-minus 2 weeks until the train pulls into the depot again!

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Went up to Gaudineer Knob the other day hoping against hope that it wasn’t raining up there. It rained on us pretty much the whole ride there, but by some freak chance it was actually decent up top. We had fog, which is exactly what I was looking for, but not too much rain. It just might have been the first time I’ve gotten lucky up on that hill.
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