Coopers Rock Area
With its close proximity to town and its wide range of outdoor activities, Coopers Rock State Forest is the prime outdoor playground for the Morgantown area. The unique rock formations at the rim of the Cheat River Canyon along with the old growth forest and rhododendron gardens provide interesting places to explore while picnicking or Rock Climbing
allows the visitor an overnight option within the forest. The trails of Coopers Rock allow visitors to explore off the beaten path. This can be done in all seasons. Hiking
and Mountain Biking
can be done during the three warmer seasons, while Cross Country Skiing
provides a whole new experience in the winter.
Across the highway are more trails to hike and mountain bike within the WVU
Forest and Chestnut Ridge Park which offers more Camping