Canaan Valley Resort State Park

Nestled on a hillside overlooking Canaan Valley you will find the four season destination of Canaan Valley Resort State Park. Choose to stay in the newly renovated 160-room lodge, 23 cabins rustic cabins, or 34 campsites available for both RV and tents. During spring and summer months, enjoy breathtaking scenery while you take a swing on an 18-hole golf course offering championship golf status. Fire away at sporting clays, hike or bike on over 20 miles of trails, take a scenic chairlift ride, or speed down the turtle slide tube ride. If you like the great outdoors and full service accommodations, Canaan Valley Resort State Park has everything you need.

Fall brings on the most anticipated time of the year. Our foliage is second to none when color pallets emerge from over a dozen species of trees. Taking the scenic chairlift to the top of the mountain and then hiking over to Bald Knob is a must. During winter months, get outside and experience Canaan Valley Ski Area's 47 ski slopes. With an average of 150 inches of snow a year enthusiasts enjoy a true winter experience while in Canaan Valley. A 1,200 foot tubing park keeps the fun coming for all.

Canaan Valley Resort also offers hosted events throughout the year such as Celebration of the Arts and Wind Fest. Weekly scheduled activities cater to all ages and abilities. A favorite are guided hikes hosted by their recreation staff.

Outdoor Recreation


There are 18 miles of various hiking trails to choose from. Most trails are less than two miles but many are interconnected for extra miles. Access to the Canaan Mountain Backcountry and Blackwater Falls State Park are located near the main Lodge. Take the scenic chairlift for access to Bald Knob trail at the top of the ski resort.


Canaan Valley has always been known for it's Mountain Biking. Hit trails within Canaan Valley State Park or venture into the Canaan back-country via the Allegheny Trail. Take a cruise along the parks miles of paved roads for subtle riding on two wheels. Cruiser bikes are available for rent through the recreation center.

Sporting Clays

Take your best shot at clay pigeons on the vast range located at Canaan Valley Resort Ski Area. Archery has also been recently added to round out a solid day on the range. Anyone 18 years old+ can make a reservation or simply walk-in to schedule a session. Also kids aged 12-17 can take part in this worthwhile activity if accompanied by an adult.

Wildlife Watching

Whether you want enjoy the diverse species of birds flying around in Canaan Valley, or you just want to tap into your inner nature enthusiast to enjoy the breathtaking surroundings, this is the activity for you! Search for over 100 species of birds in the boreal habitat. Whitetail Deer populate the grounds year round and are more photogenic than you would think.

Pool and Spa

Go for a refreshing summer swim at Canaan Valley Resort Park’s outdoor pool while taking in scenic mountain views . Plenty of room to swim laps and have fun in the heated Olympic sized pool. When the weather turns cold or unfavorable the indoor pool, work out area, and spa are open year round.


Head out on the Geoffrey Cornish designed 18 hole golf course situated among open views and rolling terrain only found in Canaan Valley. Canaan Valley Golf Course features a driving range, practice green, pro shop and club house. On the lighter side of things, the recreation center offers miniature golf so the whole family can join in on the fun.

Climbing Wall and Eurobungy

Feeling up for the ultimate physical test against your fellow risk takers at Canaan Valley Resort? Strap in and challenge yourself as you scale up the rock climbing wall. If you’re in the mood to fly high and flip every which way, experience the Eurobungy, which hooks you up to a harness as you jump sky high on a trampoline.

Resort Boards

For the newest technology in resort entertainment and adventure, meet the Resort Board. An electric powered four wheeled vehicle that is based off of skateboarding and snowboarding techniques. Tour Canaan Valley Resort’s trail system of open meadows, scenic views, and abundant wildlife. Enjoy the ride!

See and Do

Sight Seeing

Want to take in some amazing views? Go for a scenic autumn chairlift ride at Canaan Valley Resort. The views of the valley, surrounding mountains and fall foliage are breathtaking, especially from an elevation of 4,280 feet. The bird’s eye views from the chairlift make the already-stunning sights truly over-the-top beautiful. Ride the lift back down or hike the two miles to basecamp. Either way, you’ll be immersed in some of the most explosive fall colors the east has to offer.


Four seasons of events are found at Canaan Valley Resort State Park and at the ski area in the winter. Guided hikes around the park and between Blackwater Falls State Park are very popular. Every Fourth of July weekend is Wind Fest and the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra plays for free as part of the holiday weekend. Whether it be annual events or weekly organized activities, Canaan Valley Resort has something for all ages to participate in.

Ski/Snow Sports

There are plenty of ways to “Get Tucker’d” in Tucker County, West Virginia this season. With everything this high-mountain paradise has to offer throughout the season, it’s no wonder it has become the go-to destination for those who want to embrace winter, not escape it.

Snow sports in Tucker County are legendary, and with good reason. All the necessary natural ingredients are here in abundance to assure the ultimate winter playground. Snow, and lots of it, blankets the region amply in all its sparkling glory. The area’s premier resorts, Canaan Valley Resort State Park and Timberline Ski Resort, are situated only two miles apart and enjoy average snowfall ranges between 150 and 180 inches! The lofty mountains embrace the sky with summits that exceed 4,260 feet.

Over 80 slopes and trails, eight lifts, terrain parks and a snow-tubing park offer fun for every level of thrill seeker. At Canaan Valley Resort, downhill skiers and snowboarders of all levels get Tucker’d on its 43 slopes and trails. With a vertical drop of 850 feet, adventurers of all ages enjoy snowboarding, skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating and snow tubing.

Downhill Ski Areas

Canaan Valley Resort offers 47 slopes and trails to uniquely fit skiers and snowboarders of all abilities ranging from beginner to intermediate and then to the experts. Be daring and take a risk as you travel up the 4,280 foot summit and experience vertical drops up to 850 feet. Want to stay updated on the skiing and weather conditions? Check out the website below to watch the 24-hour webcam that keeps you up to date with what’s happening out on the slopes for the day.

Take to the snow blanketed countryside as you travel along the Allegheny Mountain’s 30 kilometers of marked and un-groomed trails on your skis or snowshoes. Spend one or five hours on the trails as you get away from the liveliness of the resort and experience the vast, spectacular lands of West Virginia to enjoy some peace and quiet. Lessons are available with experienced trainers to teach you the basics of skiing alongside the countryside.

Tubing & Sledding

Grab your tubes and bring out the entire family to zoom down the 1,200 foot hill which is the longest multi-lane tube park in the Mid-Atlantic. Save your energy for the adventurous ride down, and travel up the hill on the magic carpet lift to save you from the long trek up. Warm up during or after your ride by the fireplace and grab a warm treat at the concession stand to relax after all of the fun.

Where to Stay


230 Main Lodge Rd. Davis, WV 26260 800-622-4121 304-866-4121 We offer four types of cabins and cottages: two bedroom, three bedroom and four bedroom family cabins and four bedroom family cottages. All cabins and cottages have wood burning fireplaces, grills, picnic table, linens and furnished kitchens. Maid service is available at the cabins and cottages for a nominal charge and we offer linen exchange at our Front Desk in the main lodge. Bundled firewood and other bonfire supplies are available at the front desk and in our gift shop. Our cabin and cottage rentals are a comfortable, yet economical choice when vacationing.

Located about a half mile from the lodge, the cabins/cottages are in a wooded setting with easy access to all the lodge has to offer; indoor and outdoor (seasonal) swimming pools, game room, restaurant, café and lounge, as well and numerous hiking trails and 18 hole championship golf course and more. Pet Friendly: Yes


230 Main Lodge Rd. Davis, WV 26260 800-622-4121 304-866-4121 Spend the night at the campgrounds of Canaan Valley Resort … voted among the “50 Great Places to Stay for a Dream Weekend” in Washingtonian Magazine. We offer 34 paved, wooded sites with full hookups. Enjoy extra amenities such as a comfort station with laundry and shower facilities and a discharge station for self-contained units.


230 Main Lodge Rd. Davis, WV 26260 800-622-4121 304-866-4121 Indulge in the peace and tranquility of Canaan Valley Resort. Within our relaxing West Virginia accommodations, you’ll enjoy comfort and service in a beautiful mountain setting. Our NEW 160 guest rooms and suites are perfect for a quiet getaway. Whether you’re here for work or play, we offer an amazing West Virginia vacation experience.

Pet Friendly: No