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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.

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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Have you visited the highest point in the state? Comment below 👇🏼
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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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Warmer temperatures, snow melt, and rain all weekend has made the Shavers Fork River swollen with water rising at 11 ft. (flood stage is 13ft). 💦
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It's often said that difficult roads lead to beautiful destinations. We find that to be true in #RandolphWV. Where will our roads take you this weekend? 🚙
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I'm calling it my mid life pandemic crisis bike! The new rockshox SID is so RAD! Best feeling 32mm stanchion tube fork I've ever ridden! #ridelife #rideordie #scottscale #weightweenie #hardtailsaintdead #xcaintdead #antienduro #spring #randolphwv ...

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#westvirginia #westvirginia_lovers #gotowv #wvtourism #almostheaven #wildandwonderful #onlyinwestvirginia #monongahelanationalforest #wondergrams #wvexplored #visitnmp #randolphwv #bestofthemountainstate #naturalwestvirginia #appalachianmountains #thehub_sunset #topsunsetshots #igworldclub_sunset _sunset #sunsetfinder #sunrise_sunset_photogroup #pocket_allnature #ericwasthere #amateurphotography #dscvr_earth #blueridgemoments ...

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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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📸 @mountainrailadventures
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#randolphwv #elkinswv #dgvr #monongahelanationalforest #scenictrainride #train #railroad #excursiontrain #mountains #valleys #fall #autumn #leafpeeping #fallphotography #almostheaven #westvirginia #wv
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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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“So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake." -- Edgar Allan Poe
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📸 Chelsea Elmore Golden
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#RandolphWV #AlmostHeaven #WestVirginia #AuthenticbyNature #Nature #Outdoors #Travel #TravelInspiration #NaturePhotography #Adventure #Explore #Wanderlust #Mountains #Appalachia #Forest #ElkinsWV #Elkinsrandolphwv #spruceknob #spruceknoblake
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I've said it before and I'll say it again this giantbicyclesusa Trance Advanced 29er is my favorite mtb ever! It just does everything so well! Now with the edition of the new rockshox SID 120 with 35mm stanchions this bike just got better! This Rock Shox SID is so RAD! It has amazing small bump compliance and still ramps ups perfectly to take the big hits! It's absolutely amazing! #ridelife #rideordie #ridegiant #gianttrance29er #rockshox #sid #singletrack #mudlife #spring #thunderstorm #randolphwv ...

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Our beautiful mountain streams offer a diverse and fascinating mixture of aquatic wildlife. The Eastern Hellbender is the largest salamander in North American, it gets almost 3 feet long. These salamanders have been around since the dinosaurs and can be found right here in #RandolphWV 🤯
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mandi_riddle borrowed my Trek Top Fuel a couple weeks ago and won't give it back! She was nice enough though to let me borrow my Supercaliber back to race #wvmbaworldcup number 6 on! I'm excited to see what this 🚀 feels like on the grandvuepark1974 race course tomorrow! It's going to be a 🥵🔥🌶 one! #ridelife #rideordie #singletrack #sunshine #summer #summerdaze #mountainbiking #xcaintdead #supercaliber #randolphwv ...

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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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#ru_coffee_20
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The Western Maryland.

WM (DGVR Ex CRR) EMD F7(A) No. 67 leads the New Tygart Flyer excursion train back into Elkins WV at the Davis Avenue crossing. The Western Maryland Railway became Chessie System property in 1973 and it continued independent operations even though some lines became abandoned due to nearby B&O lines. By 1983, the WM fully merged into the B&O Railroad. Happy 195th Birthday to the borailroad. Sorry I don't have any good B&O pics but the WM is part of B&O history so it works.
Part Of Photo Collection 18.
Taken with my Canon EOS 7D.
Taken on 8-6-21.
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Boy, oh boy, did Mill Creek Falls show off her beauty today. With the rain that we received yesterday, Kumbrabow State Forest is peaking.
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Welcome to ELKINS, base camp of the Mon Forest and home to some rad art murals ◼️◽
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#RandolphWV #ElkinsWV #ArtisticbyNature #Art #Artmurals #Murals #AlmostHeaven #WestVirginia #smalltown #rural #artist #artistic #artcommunity #eclectic #trip #adventure #explore #outdoors #love
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I unknowingly celebrated national photography day by going out and shooting a favorite waterfall. I didn’t even know it was a thing. 🤷‍♂️ So now I have a waterfall for waterfall Wednesday and it’s all coming together. This is Mill Creek Falls at Kumbrabow State Forest. I had to wait for a couple crazies that were swimming in the ice cold trout stream before I could get the shots I wanted, so I got the chance to go upstream a little bit. Anybody else crazy enough to like to swim in super cold water?
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Mill Creek Falls in Kumbrabow State Forest from fall of last year. I’ve been impatiently waiting for the leaves to turn this year. It’s a struggle.
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