Seneca Rocks is a small community in the well-known Monongahela National Forest in West Virginia. The impressive geological formations of Seneca Rocks rise high above the North Fork River and are very popular with rock climbers and nature lovers.
Begin your trip at the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center where you can choose between a mountain guide or take the 1.3-mile interpretive trail self-guided. Here is also where you can learn more about the background of the area. The trail actually begins behind the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center and is perfect for outdoors enthusiasts looking to reach the top where the views are simply outstanding of the valley below. There are even vultures flying around the area, so be sure to have your camera ready!
If you prefer to see the legendary Seneca Rocks by horseback that's always an option with several tours on offer at the local stables. Smoke Hole Caverns are also worth a trip to see these beautiful formations within the caves.
Springtime is best for sunny, dry weather but its not too hot for strenuous climbing and hiking in the area.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Seneca Rocks. The warmest months in Seneca Rocks are June and April, when temperatures reach 91 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -14 ˚F. The wettest month in Seneca Rocks is September with 8.16 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 3.12 inches of rain.