Destination: Marlinton

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Several sites of historic interest are within walking distance of downtown Marlinton, including the Pocahontas County Historical Society Museum and the Marlinton Rail Depot. World-class vacation spots, like Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Snowshoe Mountain Resort and the Cranberry Wilderness, draw tens of thousands of tourists to Pocahontas County More...

by Geoff Hamill | Published 1 month ago
Mountain Times March 2014
By Pocahontas Times On Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Mountain Times For March, 2014

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Cyclists participate in the Cyclocross race during the first Space Race Rumpus in 2012 at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank.
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Third annual Space Race Rumpus puts cyclists to the test

Photo by Suzanne StewartCyclists participate in the Cyclocross race during the first Space Race Rumpus in 2012 at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank. It’s rumpus time again. The National Radio More...

Participants in last year’s Wild Edibles Festival enjoy a potluck supper at the Hillsboro Library. The festival included a field trip along the Greenbrier River Trail to search for wild edible plants and a talk by Dr. Rebecca S. Linger, assistant professor at the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy. Photo courtesy Wayne Jeffers
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Wild Edibles Festival offers insight on plants and herbs

Participants in last year’s Wild Edibles Festival enjoy a potluck supper at the Hillsboro Library. The festival included a field trip along the Greenbrier River Trail to search for wild edible plants and a talk More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Monday, December 9th, 2013

Mountain Times for Winter, 2013

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Two cross-country skiers follow a trail through a spruce forest. The pair are using vehicle tracks as a ski trail. Otherwise, the lead skier would have to “break trail.” Stockxchange.com photo.
By Geoff Hamill On Sunday, December 8th, 2013

Let’s go cross-country skiing!

Two cross-country skiers follow a trail through a spruce forest. The pair are using vehicle tracks as a ski trail. Otherwise, the lead skier would have to “break trail.” Stockxchange.com photo. When I was in More...

South Fork of the Cranberry River.
By Pocahontas Times On Saturday, December 7th, 2013

The Treasures of Pocahontas County

By Curtis Curry Contributing Writer Pocahontas County, located in the mountains of eastern West Virginia, is known as the “Birthplace of Rivers.” In its 942 square miles, eight rivers have their origin or “birth.” More...