Snowshoe Mountain Resort
If you’re interested in alpine skiing in the winter, or golf in the summer visit one of West Virginia’s premier resorts. For more info call 877-441-4FUN. Approximate drive time from CMC: 55 min.
Durbin & Greenbrier Valley Railroad
Take in the panoramic views of the Greenbrier River Valley or visit the historic logging village of Spruce. Reservations recommended. For tickets and more info call 1-877-MTN-RAIL. Approximate drive time from CMC: 15 min.
Cass Scenic Railroad State Park
Visit the impressive museum or take a ride up to an elevation of nearly 5,000ft in one of the last Shay and Heisler-type steam logging locomotives in the world. Reservations recommended. For tickets, or more into call 1-800-WVA. Approximate drive time from CMC: 35 min.
NRAO -National Radio Astronomy Observatory
Hourly tours are offered at the largest fully steerable radio telescope on Earth. For info on tours call (304) 456-2150. Approximate drive time from CMC: 25 min.
Other areas of outdoor interest within a short drive, and a short hike, of CMC include Guadineer Knob which hosts a virgin spruce forest, and the High Falls of the Cheat, one of the most spectacular sights in the Monongahela.