West Virginia is home to some of the most serene landscapes in the country. We’ve compiled the ultimate list of West Virginia sightseeing spots that are Instagram-worthy near Harman’s Log Cabins.
From waterfalls to mountain overlooks, add these Instagrammable places in West Virginia to your mountain getaway itinerary:
Sightseeing at Harman’s Luxury Log Cabins
Hopeville Canyon Overlook
To get to the Hopeville Canyon Overlook, guests can take a trail that passes a logging road and ventures into the woods. The overlook includes sweeping views of the Warner Fields and Hopeville Canyon.
Top of the Rocks
Top of the Rocks overlooks the cabins at Harman’s and the surrounding area. Guests can get there with a quick hike along a logging road.
At Your Luxury Log Cabin
Snap a pic from the comfort of your luxury cabin rental. Each cabin rental at Harman’s is outfitted with an outdoor deck and a private outdoor hot tub for front-row seats to the best mountain views in West Virginia.
One of the easier hikes at Harman’s, the Stream Access hike is only one mile long. The hike is easy to access and is great for kids that want to enjoy the sights. Hikers will follow the river that runs through the property.
Warner Fields is a popular option for wildlife enthusiasts, as wild turkey, whitetail deer, and West Virginia black bear may be seen in this area. To get to Warner Fields, hikers will follow a logging road until they reach a large field.
Third Big Hole
This area includes a large pool of water on the North Fork River, high rock cliffs, and a rocky shoreline. Third Big Hole is a secluded area and is also great for private swimming or trophy trout fishing.
Learn more about hiking at Harman’s Luxury Log Cabins.
Sightseeing Near Harman’s Luxury Log Cabins
Distance from Harman’s: 13 miles
This local landmark is a fantastic rock face that rises nearly 900 feet above sea level. Seneca Rocks Trail will take visitors to an observation platform with an incredible view of the rock faces. Visitors can also climb the rock face with the help of an expert mountain guide.
Seneca Rocks Mountain Guides
Phone: (304) 567-2115
Bear Rocks Dolly Sods
Distance from Harman’s: 14 miles
Bear Rocks features beautiful vistas of New Creek Mountain, North Fork River Valley, and the North Fork Mountain Range. One of the most photographed places in the state, Bear Rocks is a haunting barren landscape of boulders, spruce trees, and bogs.
Lion’s Head Dolly Sods
Distance from Harman’s: 14 miles
This Instagrammable spot is known for its unique rock face that resembles the silhouette of a lion. Getting to Lion’s Head at Dolly Sods includes some of the most beautiful hiking areas in all of West Virginia.
Lion’s Head is located on Breathed Mountain, just off of Breathed Mountain Trail in Dolly Sods. Breathed Mountain Trail connects with Big Stonecoal Trail to the west and Red Creek Trail to the East.
North Fork Mountain Chimney Rocks
Distance from Harman’s: 16 miles
This hidden gem gets its name from its large, unique rock formations that resemble chimney stacks. The hike up to Chimney Top is 2.7 miles along the North Fork Mountain Trail and ascends 1,900 feet.
This destination’s difficult hike reaps the greatest reward thanks to magnificent views of New Creek Mountain and the valley of the North Fork River.
North Fork Valley Canopy Tour
Distance from Harman’s: 23 miles
Add some thrill to your sightseeing adventure with a North Fork Valley Canopy Tour. The tour includes 12 zip lines as long as 680 feet! Plus, riders will traverse sky bridges and a 40-foot rappel that provides all the best sights of the North Fork Valley.
Spruce Knob Lake
Distance from Harman’s: 38 miles
This 25-acre lake is the highest lake in West Virginia. The lake includes picnic facilities, a boat launch, and a wooden pier. Spruce Knob Lake is surrounded by dense forest and promises perfect photo-ops.
Distance from Harman’s: 45 miles
Blackwater Falls is the centerpiece of Blackwater Falls State Park. West Virginia’s highest waterfall, Blackwater Falls is famous for its amber-colored water that gets its color from fallen hemlock and red spruce needles. The park includes a boardwalk with different viewing decks for multiple vantage points of this five-story wonder.
The park is also home to miles of hiking trails and landmarks for even more photo opportunities, including Elakala Falls, Pendleton Falls, and Lindy Point Overlook.
Use our guide to plan your next West Virginia waterfalls road trip!
Green Bank Observatory
Distance from Harman’s: 55 miles
Home to the massive Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope, the Green Bank Observatory is a must for stargazers and science enthusiasts. Visitors will enjoy a tour through the Green Bank Science Center and look at the observatory’s telescopes that date back to the 1950s.
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Distance from Harman’s: 62 miles
When it comes to sights and history, it’s full steam ahead at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. The park includes an authentic company town that includes a restaurant, gift shop, theater, and historical museum. Visitors will enjoy some of the best views thanks to a steam-drive train ride from the park to Bald Knob, West Virginia’s third-highest point.