Encompassing 100,000 acres, the scenic Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area (NRA) contains the highest peak in West Virginia, some of the best rock climbing on the East Coast, outstanding views, and a chance to enjoy America's great outdoors.

Congress established the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks NRA in 1965; it was the first NRA to be designated in the USDA Forest Service.

Visitor facilities include the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center, Seneca Shadows and Big Bend campgrounds, and the Spruce Knob Tower. Many thousands of acres of unspoiled quiet land await discovery. Use your imagination to see how the area may have looked to the early settlers as they crested the mountain ridges or moved up the river. Imagine living a self-sufficient life on a high hillside farm. Envision the Native Americans gathering food on hunting forays. You will discover not only beauty, but a sense of history in the NRA.

For more information on the Spruce Knob-Seneca Rocks NRA, please contact the Seneca Rocks Discovery Center at (304) 567-2827 or the Potomac Ranger District at (304) 257-4488.

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Seneca Rocks Discovery Center
Seneca Rocks, West Virginia 26884

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Telephone Number: (304) 567-2827
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