Whether you're a seasoned outdoorsman or a newbie, you'll find an abundance of trails, parks, rapids and outdoor activities within an easy drive of the Country Inn & Suites in Beckley just off I-64. Savor the scenic West Virginia landscape as you travel to the popular New River Gorge Bridge, jet down the New River Gorge's rapids or glide along the treetops on a zip line. We send you off each day with a full stomach thanks to our free, hot breakfast, and our hotel welcomes you back with refreshing indoor and outdoor pools.
Experience these outdoor adventures:
- Coal Heritage Trail (15 miles north)
Take a scenic drive along the Coal Heritage Trail and see where coal has been mined over the years.
- Grandview (15 miles east)
Enjoy breathtaking views and trails for hikers of all skill levels at Grandview, which was incorporated into the New River Gorge National River park in 1990.
- Burning Rock (25 miles south east)
Experience heart-pounding fun on the network of ATV trails at this nearby attraction.
- New River Jet Boats (30 miles east)
Travel from the rim of the New River Gorge by tram, and then climb aboard a boat for a one-of-a-kind view of the enormous New River Gorge Bridge from below.
- Adventures on the Gorge (35 miles north)
Follow the expert tour guides at Adventures on the Gorge to experience rafting, zip lining and repelling at the fun-filled New River Gorge.
- Class VI (35 miles north)
Class VI offers canopy tours, white-water rafting, ATV tours, skeet-and-trap shooting and paintball excursions.
- New River Gorge Bridge Day (35 miles north)
Take part in the largest one-day festival in West Virginia. Bridge Day takes place in October.
- New River Gorge Bridge Walk (35 miles north)
Not for the faint of heart, this attraction allows you to walk across the canyon on a 24-inch-wide catwalk, 851 feet above the river.
- New River Gorge National River (9.3 miles)
Experience an exciting outdoor adventure like whitewater rafting at this national park, which also boasts spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.
- Hawks Nest State Park (45 miles north)
Bird-watchers can catch glimpses of hawks, turkey vultures, black vultures and, occasionally, bald and golden eagles at this state park.