Seneca Rocks Discovery Center
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Open Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. May 19 opens Thursdays thru Mondays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.|
|Operational Hours:||Discovery Center building open Fridays through Sundays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Picnic Area and hiking trails open daily 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.|
|Open Season:||April - 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.|
Seneca Rocks Discover Center is located at 13 Roy Gap Road. Entrance to the main parking lot is off U.S. 33, just south of the U.S. 33/State Route 28 intersection in Seneca Rocks.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Just outside the Discovery Center there is a pollinator garden. The Sites Homestead right next door offers spectacular heirloom gardens.
The Discovery Center offers a spectacular view of Seneca Rocks.
Interpretive programs are offered on weekends throughout the busy season (Memorial Day through Labor Day). Traditional Appalachian crafters and artisans are on hand demonstrating their techniques. Time-honored music of the West Virginia Mountains is offered at 1 PM on Saturdays. Special frontier living history events are offered during the summer. For a complete listing of scheduled events, special programs, or presentations, please contact the Discovery Center.
The Discovery Center offers a glimpse into the rich history of the area, its natural features, and a variety of wildlife. There is also a store inside that offers memorabilia and maps.