Seneca Rocks Discovery Center

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

A woman sits at an observation area looking a Seneca Rocks

The Seneca Rocks Discovery Center is located at the base of Seneca Rocks. It has an view of the vertical wall of the Rocks dominating the scene. It is a great place to start your visit of the area. Within walking distance of the Discovery Center is the Sites Homestead.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The building is closed. Staff are available to assist visitors at an outdoor information desk in front of the building, Thursday through Monday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Open Season: Late March - Late October
Restrictions: Camping is prohibited on the grounds of the visitor center and picnic area.
Closest Towns: Seneca Rocks, WV
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: For more information please contact the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center at (304) 567-2827 or the Cheat Potomac Ranger District at (304) 257-4488.

General Information


Located at the intersection of Route 33 and Route 55 in Seneca Rocks, West Virginia. 

General Notes:

Within a short commute are three state parks, Cass Scenic Railroad, 55 miles, Blackwater Falls, 32 miles, and Canaan Valley, which is only 24 miles away.

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