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 hotel in Beckley, WV 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 a refreshing indoor/outdoor pool.Experience these outdoor adventures:
- Burning Rock (11.6 miles)
Experience heart-pounding fun on the network of ATV, UTV and bike trails that course through this nearby park. Explore more than 100 miles of terrain ranging from family-friendly to expert-level trails.
- Coal Heritage Trail (14.7 miles)
Take a scenic drive along the Coal Heritage Trail, which spans more than 187 miles, to see where coal, the region’s most important natural resource, was mined.
- New River Gorge National River (15 miles)
Experience exciting outdoor adventures like white water rafting, hiking and rock climbing at this national park, which also boasts spectacular views of the surrounding mountains.
- Winterplace Ski Resort (17 miles)
Shred fresh powder or sit down and let a tube do the work for you at West Virginia’s largest snow-tubing park! If you’re new to the slopes, book a ski or snowboarding lesson.
Phone: +1 (304) 787-3221
- ACE Adventure Resort (18.1 miles)
Plan a day of white water rafting on the New and Gauley rivers, or strap in for a thrilling ride on the zip line courses that sail through these expansive grounds.
Phone: +1 (877) 787-2982
- Grandview (18.4 miles)
Hike to Main Overlook to take in stunning views of the New River, or enjoy a stroll along any of the five hiking trails that run through Grandview. If you visit during spring, pack your camera to capture pictures of the stunning Catawba rhododendrons in bloom.
- Bridge Day (23 miles)
Take part in the largest one-day festival in West Virginia, where visitors come from far and wide to skillfully rappel off the bridge or watch from the sidelines. Bridge Day takes place annually on the third Saturday in October.
- Bridge Walk (23 miles)
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 while securely strapped into a safety cable.
- Class VI (24 miles)
Choose your own adventure at Class VI, where you can participate in canopy tours, paddleboarding, white water rafting, horseback riding and paintball excursions.
- Adventures on the Gorge (24.8 miles)
Follow the expert tour guides at Adventures on the Gorge to experience rafting, zip-lining and rappelling at the fun-filled New River Gorge.
- Hawks Nest State Park (30 miles)
Bird-watchers can catch glimpses of hawks, turkey vultures, black vultures and, occasionally, bald and golden eagles at this state park.
- New River Jet Boats (30.8 miles)
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.