West Virginia is easily one of the most beautiful states in the entire country. It owes much of its beauty to the fantastic nature trails that call the state home. Some of these trails are even located near our hometown city of Beckley! While the weather is nice and warm this summer, be sure to make a trip out to these hiking trails near Beckley, West Virginia.
Lewis McManus Memorial Honor Trail
Length: 4.1 miles
Running right through the heart of Beckley, this trail provides wonderful views of both the city and its natural surroundings.
Glade Creek Trail
Length: 6.2 miles
The Glade Creek Trail provides hikers with some breathtaking views of West Virginia’s New River Gorge.
Grandview Rim Trail
Length: 2.8 miles
Also located near the New River Gorge, the Grandview Rim Trail has earned its name by offering up some grand scenes of the New River Gorge area.
Stone Cliff Trail
Length: 4.0 miles
Upriver along the New River lies the Stone Cliff Trail, a popular spot for both camping and boating.
Gwinn Ridge Trail
Length: 3.2 miles
If you are searching for a trail that will help you get away from the business of everyday life, then the Gwinn Ridge Trail is the perfect spot for you!
Good luck on your hiking adventure this summer in West Virginia!
One practical way to prepare for an emergency – or maybe just a hungry stomach – is to stock your vehicle with non-perishable foods and water, in case you ever find yourself in a pinch.
However, during the summer months, warm weather can cause food to deteriorate or spoil faster, which is why it’s important to consider exactly which foods to pack, to avoid bugs and sickness.
Here is a solid list of non-perishable foods for you car that could last you all summer long:
And of course, don’t forget to keep some fresh, drinkable water on hand, both for drinking or potentially even to rinse out wounds. You’ll be glad that you have it!
For more safety and driving tips, or to start the season behind the wheel of a new model, visit us anytime at Mountaineer Mitsubishi.
Are you looking to create a new family tradition? A long-lasting memory among friends? Consider taking a trip to your local pumpkin patch, where everyone gets to pick out their favorite pumpkin!
Whether you carve your pumpkin into a jack-o’-lantern, roast its seeds for a treat, or simply leave it intact for a festive decoration, there’s nothing else that can get you in the mood for Halloween like a pumpkin.
Here are some pumpkin patches near Beckley and spreading further out, where you can begin your journey:
- Okes Family Farms
- Cooper Family Farms
- Old McDonald’s Pumpkin Patch
- Orr’s Farm Market
- Byrnside Branch Farm
- Morgan Orchard
Wherever you go, be sure to wear sunscreen and wear long sleeves. Even though it’s October, long exposure to sunlight can do damage.
What’s your favorite thing to do with a pumpkin? Let us know your thoughts in the comments. And if your trip takes you past Mountaineer Mitsubishi, consider stopping in to check out all the great models we have on the lot—or to show us your pumpkin masterpiece!