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Coal Baron E. White Mansion state map Foxfire. Overlooking the village of Glen White, the historic former residence of coal baron E. Though the Industrial Revolution has long since passed, the opulence that exemplified the high-water mark of the age remains everywhere apparent in this home. Little expense was spared in its construction. A ballroom, golden-oak woodwork, and a colonnaded portico are among the hallmarks of the residence.
This swimming hole listing is by www. There are several nice swimming holes along a short length of Anthony Creek near Lewisburg. Also in the Greenbrier River in same area. From Lewisburg, go north on RT about 7 miles to Frankford.
The broad, shallow Greenbrier waters are warm early in the summer. Bathing suits may be optional. Turn left north into a parking area for the Greenbrier Trail before the bridge. Park here lock your car and walk about minutes north upstream along the Greenbrier on this well-developed trail. See on your left a large hillside full of Rhododendron bushes and on your right a very distinct trail that le down to the river. Walk to the river and jump in off of a flat rock on the bank. May also be known as "Blue Hole". Bathing suits unknown. To get here: From the "town" of Anthony abovecross the bridge over the Greenbrier and park on the right just across the bridge.
There used to be an older bridge in Anthony that was washed away by a flood several years ago, little section of road to the old bridge provides a nice place to park.
Lock your car. At the end of the little parking lot is a dirt road blocked off by large boulders. Hike on this road about. If you come to where this trail fords the creek you have gone to far. The dirt road actually le right to Jericho if you follow it. Very confident.
May also be known as "Gunpowder Bend". Bathing suits may be optional here. To get here, from Jericho hole: Continue on Trailvery shortly you will ford the creek and in a short distance more you will come to a trail and the junction with Trail Go to the left onto Trail do not turn right onto the trail up the mountain.
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When the trail comes back to Anthonys Creek and makes a sharp bend to the left you will be at Hippy Hole. There is a picnic table there and a stone fireplace. All told, Hippy Hole is about. Camping, picnicking, toilets. Cool blue water, rock "beach", life rings, safe except watch for sharp drop offs. Bathing suits required.
Swimming hole by large 80 ft long, 20 ft high rock. Sometimes there is a ladder to climb it, otherwise watch how the locals do it. Can also swim from river bank below.
Look for the for the Greenbrier River Campground. After you get out of the car and walk to the edge, you will see Anvil Rock below. Walk down a steep bank to the river. Organized swimming place in river in state park; very unusual. Concrete pad for beach, lifeguards. Camping east of here at Laurel Fork Rec. Area or north of here at Stuart Rec. Area, both are N. Swimming and jumping. Call the railroad at for the schedule and tell them you want to get the train at Bemis as they only stop at Bemis if there is someone waiting.
There are lots of tourists, food and bathrooms on the train. There are really disgusting pit toilets at the falls. There is a also another train a diesel trolley called the Salamander that comes north from Cheat River Bridge to High Falls as well. There can be several hundred tourists milling about the falls area when both trains arrive at the same time - not very conducive to swimming in peace.
If you want to swim and stay a while, check the schedule and see if you can go on one train and return later on another - they dont collect tickets coming back from High Falls so this should be no problem.
You can hike - About half way to Bemis from Glady, the West Fork Rail Trail begins on the south left side of the road take this trail toward the south west, not south east. You can apparently camp at High Falls.
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There are several picnic tables beside the train tracks and sometimes people backpack up here and camp by the tracks. Apparently this area is in the Monongahela N. There are no other facilitates besides the picnic tables and the disgusting pit toilets.
There is an overhang rock you can swim below. To get to Mule Hollow, go to the train tracks in Bemis and walk south along the railroad tracks there is no trail to here for about 1 mile minutes. Watch out for the excursion trains several times a day - be careful.
Follow the tracks, which will begin to follow the river closely after a while, until you reach an almost hidden, steep little trail on the left with a small tree stump at the top the trail is pretty steep so you might want to bring a rope and you're there.
This is not really a swimming hole, but, other than the "Jefferson Pools" in Virginia, it is the closest thing to a hot springs in this part of the country. It is in the cute mountain town of Berkeley Springs.
Naturally warm mineral water is further heated up and you can soak in an indoor tub or a Roman pool at degrees. Massages, steam and various other treatments are available for extra cost in another building. Get reservations; call first.
You can camp east of here in Sleepy Creek Hunting and Fishing Area on a pretty lake but it is up a long, rough road and has not much by way of facilities not even picnic tables last time we were up there. The State Park is right in town. Sandy beach at popular river swimming place, near small rapid to play in. Also great place to go tubing, river makes big loop, brings tubers TO starting place in about 1 hour of tubing.
Cross the bridge at Upper Tract, and turn right onto RT 2 which parallels the river for about 9 miles until it dead ends at Big Bend Campground. Be sure to keep right at the intersection where you see the general store, after which the road turns to gravel. Park in parking area near entrance to campground.
Walk north out of parking lot on path along river a short distance to sandy beach on river. Several swimming holes frequented by students from the University of West Virginia in Morgantown. Camp near the bridge - no water or faculties. Go 2 or 3 miles to a big, triangle-shaped intersection and follow the road left towards Bull Run there's a.
Follow this road CR 21 4 or 5 miles and you'll come to a spot where 3 dirt ro meet with a small concrete bridge on your left.
Go straight past this bridge and the road will turn sharply right. This is CR Follow this dirt road a few miles down to the Jenkinsburg bridge over the Cheat River. This place is very popular, especially among University of West Virginia students, but is troubled by trash, drinking, rowdiness and fatalities. Take a trash bag in with you and bring out trash please. This place or places nearby may be bathing suit optional also. This is a really huge swimming hole with lots of rocky areas all around. Some primitive camping here also.
It has a steep, 80 foot drop-off on one side. Road is at a steep downhill pitch with loose rock surface. Be very careful. In Masontown, turn left at the pharmacy onto RT Go about 1 mile to a big, triangle-shaped intersection and follow the road left towards Bull Run there's a .