Come to Hampshire County. Unplug from technology, enjoy a scenic train ride, take a float trip on the South Branch, visit a farmers market or fruit stand. Spend a few days in our quiet, two-lane paradise.
There are 5 parks located throughout Hampshire County. The Parks include: picnic pavilions, outdoor amphitheaters, horseshoe pits, basketball and sand volleyball courts. ‘Hampshire Park’ has a fully furnished kitchen, dining facility and bunk houses. Monday – Friday, between 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Our country roads and off road trails are perfect for local biking and touring and a great way to explore the area. For more information please contact the Hampshire County Parks Department
It is designated by the National Park Service as a National Natural Landmark which protects birds and plants usually found in much colder regions. Ice Mountain gets its name from the arctic air escaping from the vents. Please contact the docents to visit and tour the Preserve at least two weeks in advance OR contact The Nature Conservancy in West Virginia. Contact: 304-637-0160 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/westvirginia/placesweprotect/ice-mountain-preserve.xml To learn more, visit this Public Broadcast produced video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBUUCESehms
Hampshire County is the home of four native trout streams and six stocked locations. These include Mill Creek, Mill Run, Dillon’s Run, Edwards Run, North River and Warden Lake. Fishing Regulations and maps: http://www.wvdnr.gov Licenses can be purchased online at: https://www.wvhunt.com Other Fishing Events can be found on the Hampshire County Parks website: http://www.hampshirecountyparks.com
Your journey begins at Wappocomo Station, situated next to a charming homestead and a sprawling view of the mountains. Enjoy the sounds of vintage diesels as they lead you through beautiful pastures and farms dating back to the 1700s. As you wind along the South Branch of the Potomac River, you’ll enter a visually striking gorge known as the Trough. One of the most scenic spots along the South Branch, the Trough is home to American bald eagles. Excursions run May through November.
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Get all your Hunting and Fishing Supplies. TECHNO 400 PRO: Call for an appointment to shoot, only $10 for 30 minutes.
Paddle through the Wilderness in Hampshire County from the Canoe rentals, fishing supplies (no licenses) bait, drinks, snacks, ice. Another way to witness the American Bald Eagles flying over the Trough. 9 1/2 miles south on South Branch River Rd. off US 50 W from Romney. Open April – Mid October Wednesday-Monday: 8AM – 6PM
Hiking Trails located in the following Wildlife Management Areas of Hampshire County (click link): Fort Mill Ridge Short Mountain Nathaniel Mountain Edwards Run Springfield (White Horse) (TBD) Ice Mountain Preserve George Washington & Jefferson National Forest