Cross Country Skiing — Elk River Touring Center


The Elk River Touring Center is located in high Pocohontas County near Snowshoe Ski Resort. The large amount of natural snow makes this an ideal cross country ski destination. There are 5 km of trails directly adjacent to the center, with 30+ km close by around the Highland Scenic Highway in the Mon. National Forest. Rentals, lodging, and food are available. Trail fee $5

Directions from Morgantown

Take I-79 South to Weston (exit 99) east on Us-33 to Elkins, south on Hwy 219 for 53 miles to Slatyfork. Elk River is located 5 miles south of WV 66 (Snowshoe turnoff). Look for a large green sign “Elk River Inn & Restaurant” and turn immediately onto a bridge over the Elk headwaters.

Travel Time:

2 hr


Cross Country Skiing, Downhill Skiing, Mountain Biking, Hiking,




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