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Seneca Rocks State Park

Seneca Rocks, WV
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Adventure Monday

On Monday's in the summer, I take my grandkids (14,11, and twin 10year olds---three boys and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James B
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Cool spot

There was a wildfire at the top so it was closed no one was able go up, not sure I would have even... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laurel, Maryland
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This park is best known for it's rocky cliffs: a great place for rock climbing.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seneca Rocks, WV
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On Monday's in the summer, I take my grandkids (14,11, and twin 10year olds---three boys and a girl) pick somewhere to go and spend a day of adventure. This Monday we went to the beautiful Seneca Rocks located in the mountains of WV. We spent...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was a wildfire at the top so it was closed no one was able go up, not sure I would have even without the fire but... now I have an excuse. Park on the bottom was nice, nice discovery center and gift shop.

Thank hagemannj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In an area of West Virginia that is known for its Tuscarora sandstone formations, Seneca Rocks is the giant. A beautiful vista to admire or a challenging day or rock climbing, your choice. So much to see in this part of West Virginia, don't miss...More

Thank Rick O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a rock climber, or a hiker. That said, I still enjoyed the area. Visitors center is decently sized and does offer activities during the season. Lots of options for souvenirs and a mini museum/science exhibit is included in the lobby like main...More

Thank idonotexist
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome trek up the mountain. Chatting with people along the way which everyone on the way down saying keep going its wroth it and it was. The magnificence of the rocks was well worth the climb

Thank Brandi S
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We always stop at Seneca Rocks on our way to the Canaan Valley. The rocks are an incredibly beautiful sight. There is a not difficult walking trail to a viewpoint with interesting signage along the way but unfortunately vandals have destroyed some of the signs....More

1  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We have lived in WV for 12 years and never ventured to one of the most photographed places in the state. It was beautiful

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Seneca Rocks is a large fin of rock that juts several hundred feet into the sky. It is a nice place to climb due to the many well established routes throughout the park. The climbs range from easy 5.4 to demanding technical 5.12s. Almost all...More

1  Thank naturistcouple1234
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is so worth the trip here to see this beautiful place! We did NOT climb to the top because we were not able to. We did however enjoy our time at the visitor center and getting some gorgeous fotos of the rocks!

1  Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 15 May 2017

If you've never been here, you should try it. It's an amazing rock formation. If you're daring enough, you can climb it,but we settled on just walking up to the overlook platform. It takes a little while, but is worth it when you see the...More

1  Thank Karen S
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23 April 2017|
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Response from jdmead | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 1.3 miles. It is uphill but is a well groomed gravel trail.
14 November 2015|
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Response from phinsman | Reviewed this property |
With Seneca Rock being in the Appalachian Mountains, some of the roads to get there are pretty steep. If there is snow there, I would recommend having chains on your tires. Going through the Seneca Caverns might be... More