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 outstanding and majestic 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: Closed for the season.
Operational Hours: The Discovery Center hours are 9am to 4:30pm Open Friday, Saturday & Sunday March 30 until April 29. Open daily from May 3 – September 3. Open Wednesday through Sunday from September 5 – October 28.
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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