Seneca Rocks Discovery Center

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

A woman sits at an observation area looking a Seneca Rocks

The Seneca Rocks Discovery Center, located at the base of Seneca Rocks, has a majestic view of the vertical wall of Seneca Rocks. This is the best place to start your visit.

Within walking distance from the Discovery Center is Sites Homestead, trails to Seneca Rocks and the Seneca Shadows Campground

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.

At a Glance

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: End of March - end of October.
Restrictions: Camping is prohibited within the visitor center and picnic area grounds.
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

Directions:

At Intersection of Route 33 and Route 55


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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