A charming region of Tucker County, where forests, mountains, and remote wilderness provide serene beauty, Canaan Valley is full of eclectic galleries, breweries, shops, and restaurants plus excellent access to the great outdoors for year-round adventure.
This valley region is wonderful in all seasons but in winter it really comes into its own, with skiing, snowboarding, and sledding all available at the Canaan Valley Resort.
Hikers will love fall, when the colors of the foliage in the Dolly Sods scenic area are simply breathtaking. The climb up the Bear Rocks Preserve is where you'll get the best sweeping views of the mountain ridges covered in the gorgeous colors of the season.
In summer the hikes reward with views just as dazzling with scenery that stretches to the horizon. There are the Black Water falls to explore and horseback riding trails to discover and much more. Wildlife and nature in this area are abundant, it's a paradise for those on the lookout for rare plant and mammal life.
Come in fall for the shimmering display of leaf color all over the mountains.
Retreat to West Virginia with a mountain getaway in Canaan Valley. Located in Tucker County in the shadow of the Allegheny Mountains, the great outdoors is king. Explore Dolly Sods Wilderness or get lost in Blackwater Falls National Forest. Considered the highlight of the park, Blackwater Falls features a 62-foot cascade where the river leaves the Canaan Valley for Blackwater Canyon. A multitude of state parks and a wildlife refuge await. Open daily, Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge offers hunting, fishing and wildlife observation.
Pet-friendly vacation rentals offer plentiful wilderness areas with trails for walking, hiking and mountain biking. Hit the ski slopes at Canaan Valley Ski or enjoy a round of golf on the golf course. Canaan Valley Resort is much more than just a ski resort; you’ll find activities for any season that appeal to all, minutes from your vacation home. Experience the best of West Virginia at your Canaan Valley vacation rental.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Canaan Valley. The warmest months in Canaan Valley are June and April, when temperatures reach 91 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -14 ˚F. The wettest month in Canaan Valley is September with 8.16 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 3.12 inches of rain.