Area Attractions

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.